John Francis Mercer of Stafford County: A Neglected Patriot: Captain of the 3rd Virginia; Anti-Federalist at the Constitutional Convention; Governor of Maryland, 1801-03
1800-1809, 1810s, 18th century, American Revolution, Anti-Federalist, Colonial Virginia, Continental Congress, Founding Fathers, History Feature Articles, Jeffrey Garth Edmunds, Marlborough Point, Stafford County (Va.), Virginia History
09/09/2014 - 3:01pm
The Central Rappahannock region produced many of the men who led the fight for independence and fashioned the new American nation. Some are remembered, and afforded their due. Some, like John Francis Mercer, are not remembered -- but should be….