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Published by A.S. Barnes & Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Edward D. Mansfield, Esq.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE403.1.S4 M28
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, [11]-366 (i.e. 368) p. incl. illus., maps, plans.
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6558998M
    LC Control Number13016019
    OCLC/WorldCa426114


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Eisenhower, you'll wonder why nobody did it 's career spanned an astonishing 54 years and he spent most of it as a general. He was one of the few American heroes to emerge from the War of ; he. 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 Political party: Democratic.

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Mansfield (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at. (About) Winfield Scott was commissioned in the U.S. Army as a Captain of the Light Artillery in May He served for over fifty-three years, rising to the rank of Major General, serving as the commanding general of the Army from Julytill retiring in November Scott, Winfield, Illustrated life of General Winfield Scott, commander-in-chief of the army in Mexico.

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WINFIELD SCOTT was born on the family estate near Petersburg, Virginia, on 13 June ; attended William and Mary College briefly and studied law in the office of David Robinson; enlisted in Petersburg's cavalry troop,and became a captain in the regular service, May ; received a one-year suspension for open criticism of General James Wilkinson.

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Winfield Scott Hancock remained active in Democratic Party circles throughout his life and was constantly invited to enter politics. Even though he did not actively seek office, he was nominated by the party for president in the election of Winfield Scott (J – ) was a United States Army general, and unsuccessful presidential candidate of the Whig Party in Known as "Old Fuss and Feathers" and the "Grand Old Man of the Army," he served on active duty as a general longer than any other man in American history, and many historians rate him the best American.

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By John S. Eisenhower. Illustrated. New York: The Free Press. $ The Eastern Department was under the command of General Winfield Scott, and the Western under that of General Gaines, and by reference to a map it will be seen that the line passed directly through the theater of hostilities in Florida.

The meeting of these two distinguished generals was purely accidental. Winfield Scott Stratton was born on Jin 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.

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Winfield Scott was born on Jnear Petersburg, VA. The son of American Revolution veteran William Scott and Ann Mason, he was raised at the family's plantation, Laurel Branch. Educated by a mixture of local schools and tutors, Scott lost his father in when he was six and his mother eleven years later.

InAlmira’s book Reminiscences of Winfield Scott Hancock was published. In typical Victorian Era prose, she recounts the story of her general’s life and defends his decisions and actions. In typical Victorian Era prose, she recounts the story of her general’s life and defends his decisions and actions.

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At head of title: A. S. Barnes & co.'s pamphlet edition. Incidents taken from Mansfield's Life of General Scott. Also available in digital form. Contributor: Mansfield, Edward Deering Date: