Hugh Mercer’s Apothecary Shop

Consider combining the two Hugh Mercer posts.

1020 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, Virginia

Dr. Hugh Mercer practiced medicine and kept an apothecary for a number of years before joining the Revolutionary army.  Dr. Mercer was a good friend of George Washington and Washington kept a desk in the Apothecary Shop where he transacted business when in Fredericksburg.

Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop PC, Fredericksburg, VA

On January 12, 1777, Brigadier General Mercer died from wounds suffered at the Battle of Princeton.

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