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Bailey County namesake died defending Alamo

 

March 6, 2019



Peter James Bailey was born in Springfield, Kentucky, in 1812.

Bailey County, where Muleshoe is located, is named in his honor.

Today is a good day to remember Bailey because it’s the date of his death — March 6, 1836. He died defending the Al...



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