Engraving, by J. Gross after Eugene Isabey, C. 1815, Framed Dimensions 8H X 6W
Joshua Barney (1759-1818) first served in the Revolutionary War in ships of state navies and the Continental Navy. Following the Revolution, he served in the French Navy. At the start of the War of 1812 he captained a privateer until joining the Navy in defense of the Chesapeake.