Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton

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Illustration

Harrison W. Mark
by John Trumbull
published on 01 February 2024
Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton Download Full Size Image

Death of General Hugh Mercer during the Battle of Princeton on 3 January 1777. Mercer is depicted in the center, being mortally wounded by British bayonets after refusing to surrender; British Captain William Leslie is also mortally wounded on the right, and General George Washington arrives at the battle in the background. Oil on canvas by John Trumbull c. 1789-1831.

Trumbull Collection, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven.

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Trumbull, J. (2024, February 01). Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18414/death-of-general-mercer-at-the-battle-of-princeton/

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Trumbull, John. "Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 01, 2024. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18414/death-of-general-mercer-at-the-battle-of-princeton/.

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Trumbull, John. "Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 01 Feb 2024. Web. 12 Jul 2024.

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