Winfield Scott

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United States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War (1786-1866)


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While Drummond took up his post as lieutenant-governor, Brown ordered the establishment of two Camps of Instruction in the State of New York: one at Buffalo under Brigadier General Winfield Scott, and a second at Plattsburgh under command of Brigadier General George Izard.
Polk's two top generals, Zachary Taylor and Winfield Scott, were known Whigs and therefore politically unacceptable.
And so, I should note that for more than a century, William and Mary's senior and most famous military alumnus was General Winfield Scott of Vera Cruz fame.
Army Commander Winfield Scott and Vancouver Island Royal Governor James Douglas settled on joint occupation until a clearer boundary could be determined.
A It was written by Otis Blackwell and Winfield Scott for his 1962 movie Girls, Girls, Girls.
Lee, James Longstreet, and Winfield Scott Hancock stand out while their story is represented through visual intrigue.
Winfield Scott and Commodore Connor at Vera Cruz shared interests and had a friendly rapport.
The Soldiers' Home was established in 1851 as an "asylum for old and disabled veterans" with the help of General Winfield Scott, who commanded American troops during the Mexican War.
In the review, Dwyer attacks Lincoln and Henry Clay for being proponents of sending blacks to colonize other countries, failing to mention altogether--like DiLorenzo--that Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, Bushrod Washington (nephew of George), Francis Scott Key, Daniel Webster, Stephen Douglas, John Randolph, John Marshall, General Winfield Scott, Roger Taney, and William Seward were too.
6 troops under LTG Winfield Scott begin their march inland to capture Mexico City.
Winfield Scott Moore III was born December 27 1931, on a farm five miles from Gadsden and five miles from Humboldt, Tennessee, the youngest of four boys by 14 years.
Rats arrived on Anacapa Island in 1850, when the paddle steamer Winfield Scott crashed into the island.
I'm A Roustabout" was originally commissioned and written for the film "Roustabout" (1964) by longtime Presley collaborators Winfield Scott and Otis Blackwell, but was never used.