Re: Barney's Bullet
- With thanks!
--- In WarOf1812@yahoogroups.com, "Dr. Mike" <mrwill@...> wrote:
> If you can get you hands on a copy, pick up the
> October 2010 issue of Naval History Magazine (Vol.24 No. 5) It has an article written by Lt. Col. Stephen Eden entitled "Commodore Barney at the Bladensburg Races" in the article it shows a picture of a locket that contains the bullet that allegedly ended Barney's life. It seems that when Barney bought the farm, they finally dug the bullet out of his thigh and had it mounted in a locket with the details engraved on the silver ring surrounding the bullet.
> I don't remember if the article gave the location of the locket these days, but the article may give you a starting place to look.
> M. Williams