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John T. Mercer, ca 1833- d.1864

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1833 ca
Place of Birth: Georgia
Date of Death: 1864.04.19
Place of Death: Plymouth, NC

Identity:

Mercer was a professionalsoldier.

Life:

One year senior to Whistler at West Point, he served on the frontier, resigned in 1861, and joined the Confederate States army. He was killed in North Carolina in 1864.

Bibliography:

Cullum Memorial Edition, Register of Graduates and former cadets, United States Militery Academy, West Point, 1980.