Winfield Scott

Winfield Scott

Civil War (Union) · US Army
War of 1812 (1812 - 1815)
Conflict Period

War of 1812

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Branch

Army

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Service End Date

1815

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Rank

Brevet Major General

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Service Start Date

Jul 1812

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Served For

United States of America

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Mexican-American War (1846 - 1848)
Conflict Period

Mexican-American War

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Branch

Army

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Rank

Major General

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Served For

United States of America

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Civil War (Union) (1861 - 1865)
Service End Date

11/01/1861

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Conflict Period

Civil War (Union)

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Branch

Army

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about Winfield Scott

Notable Quotations

    "Brave rifles!  Veterans!  You have been baptized in fire and blood and have come out steel!" ~Winfield Scott, Battle of Chapultepec, September 1847.

    "But, wherever I may spend my little remainder of life, my frequent and latest prayer will be 'God save the Union!'" ~Winfield Scott, letter to Simon Cameron, August 9, 1861.

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    07 Oct 2013
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    30 Jul 2016
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