General Hugh Mercer
(1726-1777)

Died aged c. 51

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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Hugh Mercer 1726-1777 Jacobite and General in the American Revolutionary War was educated in this college

Quadrangle, Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen, United Kingdom where they was educated