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Fort Lincoln Cemetery:
Fort Lincoln Cemetery encompasses the site of the right flank of the American third line during the Battle of Bladensburg. The Georgetown Artillery, under the command of Major George Peter, were located on the north side of Blandensburg Road while Commodore Joshua Barney and 400 or so of his flotillamen accompanied by Captain Samuel Miller and his 114 marines formed the only effective line of defense against the British during the Battle.
L. Minear, former owner of Fort Lincoln Cemetery, erected a marker in honor of Commodore Barney on the grounds.
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