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Hugh Mercer
b.17 Jan 1726
d.12 Jan 1777
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Name Hugh Mercer
Gender Male
Birth[1] 17 Jan 1726
Death[1] 12 Jan 1777


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Hugh Mercer (January 17, 1726 – January 12, 1777) was a soldier and physician. He initially served with British forces during the Seven Years War but later became a brigadier general in the Continental Army and a close friend to George Washington. Mercer died as a result of his wounds received at the Battle of Princeton and became a fallen hero and rallying symbol of the American Revolution.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Hugh Mercer, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.).