Dundalk in Baltimore County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Commodore Joshua Barney
In the War for Independence he was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant on the “Hornet” and had the honor of flying the 1st American Flag displayed in Baltimore. At the end of the war he was Captain of the “Hyder Ally.”
In the War of 1812 he served as a privateers man and later as Commodore of a flotilla of gunboats in Chesapeake Bay. In 1814 while serving heroically in the defense of Washington he was wounded and captured. He died in Pittsburgh and was buried there.
Erected by Maryland Historical Society.
Location. 39° 15.87′ N, 76° 29.299′ W. Marker is in Dundalk, Maryland, in Baltimore County. Marker is at the intersection of Wise Avenue and Inverness Ave., on the left when traveling south on Wise Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in front of Patapsco High School. Marker is in this post office area: Dundalk MD 21222, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of North Point (approx. 0.9 miles away); At Patapsco Neck (approx. Defenders Honored (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Conflict upon this Battle Field (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle Acre (approx. 0.9 miles away); Proud of Our Stand (approx. one mile away); To Honor the Heroes (approx. one mile away); Hitting Home (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Dundalk.
Also see . . . Joshua Barney. (Submitted on July 24, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War of 1812 • War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels •
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