Presley O’Bannon, US Marines Hero dies 1850

#OnThisDay 1850 Lt. Presley O’Bannon the Irish-American “Hero of Derna”, famous for his exploits during the First Barbary War & his Mameluke sword which made its way into the uniform of the @usmarines passed away in Pleasureville, Kentucky aged 74. #Ireland #History
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