A day at the battlefield!
Biographical Overview of Prinecton Battlefield
Questions and Answers:
How many men died on this battlefield from each side?
Out of the casualties about 232 people for the British were killed, and another 200-300 of other British troops were either injured or captured. For the Americans only around 31-37 men killed, and about 37 wounded, and only 1 captured
What were the conditions like during the battle? snow? cold?
The conditions at the battle field were very snowy and cold. It was about 21 degrees at 8 am, and the soilders fought in shin deep snow.
What famous war heroes passed through Princeton Battlefield besides George Washington?
There were many war heros from both the British and the American sides. General Hugh Mercer of the Americans, was one famous war hero, he was wounded with a bayonette, and was then laid beneath the famous Mercer Tree that still stands today at the Battlefield, and Mercer refused to leave the tree after being wounded to make sure victory was secured. Mercer died 9 days later from the wound. Another famous war hero was General Charles Cornwallis, leader of the British army that fought at Princeton. He wasn't really noticed as a hero beacause well his men and him didn't win the war.