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Winfield Scott

(1786—1866)


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(1786–1866) Union army officer, born in Virginia. Scott was known as “Old Fuss and Feathers” because of his love of gaudy uniforms. After serving in a volunteer cavalry unit, Scott ...

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.


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