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Winfield Scott

Charles W. Elliot

Winfield Scott

The Soldier and the Man (The American Military Experience)

by Charles W. Elliot

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Published by Ayer Co Pub .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages817
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7477001M
ISBN 100405118562
ISBN 109780405118562
OCLC/WorldCa5103372

Winfield Scott Hancock (Febru – February 9, ) was a United States Army officer and the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in He served with distinction in the Army for four decades, including service in the Mexican–American War and as a Union general in the American Civil to his Army colleagues as "Hancock the Superb", he was noted in Political party: Democratic. In , Hancock was the Democratic presidential candidate. He was defeated by James A. Garfield. On February 9th , Winfield Hancock died due to complications from diabetes. He was laid to rest at Norristown, PA. J ordan, David M. Winfield Scott Hancock: A Soldier’s Life. Indiana University Press, Bloomington: Tucker, Glenn.

  book reviews WinfieldScott: The QuestforMilitary Glory. ByTimothy D. Johnson (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, Pp. xi, $) Winfield Scott spent the first half of the nineteenth century in the public spotlight, the preeminent soldier of his time, the "Captain of the Age.". Winfield Scott Hancock was born in Montgomery Square, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Norristown, Pennsylvania. He attended West Point and graduated with the class of He served in the Mexican War, the Third Seminole War, Bleeding Kansas, and Utah.

Winfield Scott Stratton was born on J , in Jeffersonville, Indiana and died at his home in Colorado Springs on Septem His father, Myron Stratton, was a ship builder in that Ohio River port. Winfield Stratton studied carpentry in his father’s shipyards and became an expert draftsman. In , U.S. Army Chaplain Winfield Scott visited the Salt River Valley, was impressed with its potential, and subsequently made a down payment on acres to start a farming operation. Scott’s purchase, near the heart of present-day downtown Scottsdale, would be the impetus for the development of the city that bears his name.


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