James Barron

  • American

James Barron was a notable American 19th century United States Naval officer who served in the Quasi-War and the Barbary Wars. - AsNotedIn


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1768/09/15 James Barron is born in Hampton, Virginia. Born
1807/06/22 James Barron is court-martialed for not preparing his ship in advance for possible action, and is suspended for 5 years without pay. John Rodgers was the president of the court-martial, and Stephen Decatur was a member. Defendant Barron and Decatur Duel
1820/00/00 Commodore James Barron challenges Stephen Decatur to a duel, related in part to comments Decatur had made over Barron's conduct in the Chesapeake-Leopard Affair of 1807. Combatant Barron and Decatur Duel
1820/03/22 James Barron and Stephen Decatur duel with pistols at Bladensburg Dueling Grounds along Dueling Creek in Maryland. Bladensburg Rd west of 38th Ave Combatant Colmar Manor Maryland Barron and Decatur Duel
1851/04/21 James Barron dies in Norfolk, Virginia. he is buried at Trinity Church Died Trinity Episcopal Church Portsmouth
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