Summary

The 14th President of the United States of America.

Conflict Period:
Mexican-American War 1
Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Brigadier General 1
Birth:
23 Nov 1804 2
Hillsborough, New Hampshire 3
Death:
08 Oct 1869 4
Concord, New Hampshire 5
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Full Name:
Franklin Pierce 2
Also known as:
"Young Hickory of the Granite Hills" 2
Birth:
23 Nov 1804 2
Hillsborough, New Hampshire 3
Male 2
Death:
08 Oct 1869 4
Concord, New Hampshire 4
Cause: Cirrhosis of the Liver 4
Burial:
Burial Date: after 08 Oct 1869 2
Burial Place: Old North Cemetery, Concord, NH 2
Residence:
Place: Franklin Pierce Homestead 5
From: 1804 5
To: 1820 5
Residence:
Place: Pierce Manse, Concord, NH 6
From: 1842 6
To: 1848 6
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Birth:
Mother: Anna B. Kendrick 3
Father: Benjamin Pierce 3
Marriage:
Jane Appleton Pierce 7
19 Nov 1834 7
Amherst, NH 7
Spouse Death Date: 02 Dec 1863 7
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Mexican-American War 1

Branch:
Army 1
Rank:
Brigadier General 1
Service Start Date:
1846 1
Service End Date:
1848 1
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Occupation:
Lawyer 2
Religion:
Episcopal 2
Race or Ethnicity:
White 2
Employment:
Employer: Law office 2
Position: Lawyer 2
Place: Hillsborough, NH 2
Start Date: 1848 2
End Date: 1852 2
Employment:
Employer: Law office 2
Position: Lawyer 2
Place: Hillsborough, NH 2
Start Date: 1827 2
End Date: 1846 2
Education:
Institution: Francestown Academy 8
Place: Francestown, NH 8
From: ca. 1818 8
To: ca. 1820 8
Education:
Institution: Hancock Academy 8
Place: Hancock, NH 8
From: 1816 8
To: ca. 1818 8
Education:
Institution: Bowdoin College 2
Place: Brunswick, ME 2
From: 1820 2
To: 1824 2

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Franklin Pierce led troops in the Mexican-American War

Churubusco, Mexico

During the Mexican-American War, "as the Battle of Churubusco approached, [Franklin Pierce] was ordered by Scott to the rear. He responded, 'For God's sake, General, this is the last great battle, and I must lead my brigade.'

-- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_Pierce

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