Winfield S Hancock

Winfield S Hancock

Civil War (Union) · US Army · Major General

    Winfield Scott Hancock, Major General, USA, commander of 2nd Corps, Army of the Potomac, whose defense of the Union center during the third day of the battle Gettysburg insured Union victory.

      Diabetes also played a major part in General Hancock's death.  His Father had died from diabetes.