Forced to scuttle his ad hoc fleet of warships, Barney led his sailors into battle ashore where they quickly proved their métier, Part Two -- Conclusion

Taylor, Blaine
March 2012
Sea Classics;Mar2012, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p34
The article informs on U.S. Navy commodore Joshua Barney and his contributions to the U.S. War of 1812. It is mentioned that after defeating Great Britain's Royal Navy at the Twin Battles of St. Leonard's Creek, Barney made his headquarter at Benedict in Maryland. He ordered lieutenant Solomon Rutter to Baltimore, where an attack by British Navy was expected. Also, during August 1814, British admiral George Cockburn and army major general Robert Ross planned a combined attack at Maryland.


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