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 Joel Barlow

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Joel Barlow Famous memorial

Birth
Redding, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Death
26 Dec 1812 (aged 58)
Żarnowiec, Pomorskie, Poland
Burial
Żarnowiec, Powiat pucki, Pomorskie, Poland
Memorial ID
6688639 View Source

US Diplomat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, fighting in the Battle of Long Island in New York (1776). He was appointed by President James Madison as the United States Ambassador to France, serving from 1811 to his death in Poland in 1812. He negotiated the release of American prisoners from the Dey of Algiers. A cenotaph exists for him in the Great Pasture Road Cemetery in Redding, Connecticut.

US Diplomat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War, fighting in the Battle of Long Island in New York (1776). He was appointed by President James Madison as the United States Ambassador to France, serving from 1811 to his death in Poland in 1812. He negotiated the release of American prisoners from the Dey of Algiers. A cenotaph exists for him in the Great Pasture Road Cemetery in Redding, Connecticut.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Cinnamonntoast4
  • Added: 15 Aug 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 6688639
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6688639/joel-barlow: accessed ), memorial page for Joel Barlow (24 Mar 1754–26 Dec 1812), Find a Grave Memorial ID 6688639, citing Zarnowiec Churchyard, Żarnowiec, Powiat pucki, Pomorskie, Poland; Maintained by Find a Grave .