Fredericksburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
in the Army of
The United States;
He died on the 12th of January, 1777,
of the wounds he received
on the 3d of same month,
near Princetown, in New Jersey,
bravely defending the
Liberties of America.
The Congress of the United States
in testimony of his virtues,
and their gratitude,
have caused this monument to be erected.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical date for this entry is January 12, 1777.
Location. 38° 18.256′ N, 77° 28.043′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Fauquier Street, in the median on Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1909 (within shouting distance of this marker); George Rogers Clark (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Kenmore (about 300 feet away); 1922 (about 400 feet away); 1895 (about 400 feet away); 1896 1896 (about 600 feet away); To the Confederate Dead (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers in New Jersey related to General Mercer's mortal wounding and death.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,017 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on July 26, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.