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  2. Hugh Mercer - Wikipedia

    Hugh Mercer. Hugh Mercer (16 January 1726 – 12 January 1777) was a brigadier general in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He fought in the New York and New Jersey campaign and was mortally wounded at the Battle of Princeton . He was born in Pitsligo, Aberdeenshire, Scotland and studied medicine at the University of ...

  3. General Hugh Mercer | Facts, Early Years, Life, Death ...

    General Hugh Mercer. Hugh Mercer was a doctor who emigrated to America, fought in the Seven Years War, and died in the American Revolution. He was a colonel alongside George Washington and a close friend until his death.

  4. Hugh Mercer | American Battlefield Trust

    Hugh Mercer. Title Brigadier General. War & Affiliation Revolutionary War / Patriot. Date of Birth - Death January 17, 1726 - January 12, 1777. Hugh Mercer was born in 1726 to Ann Monro and William Mercer, a Presbyterian Minister, near Aberdeenshire, Scotland. He earned his doctorate in medicine at the University of Aberdeen and, later, served ...

  5. Hugh Mercer dies from wounds received in Battle of Princeton

    On January 12, 1777, American Brigadier General Hugh Mercer dies from the seven bayonet wounds he received during the Battle of Princeton. Mercer’s military service ranged over two continents...

  6. Hugh Mercer · George Washington's Mount Vernon

    As his own family grew, Dr. Mercer arranged to purchase George Washington’s boyhood-home, Ferry Farm. However, as tensions amplified with Great Britain, Virginia prepared for war. Hugh Mercer was a clear-cut choice for senior leadership in both his state’s and the new nation’s military forces.

  7. Hugh W. Mercer - Wikipedia

    Hugh Weedon Mercer (November 27, 1808 – June 9, 1877) was an officer in the United States Army and then a Confederate general during the American Civil War.

  8. Hugh Mercer (1725–1777) - Encyclopedia Virginia

    Hugh Mercer was a soldier and physician who fought for a Virginia regiment during the American Revolution (1775–1783). Born in Scotland, where he earned a medical degree at the University of Aberdeen, Mercer took up arms on behalf of the Stuart claim to the English throne.