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Winfield Scott and the profession of arms

Allan Peskin

Winfield Scott and the profession of arms

by Allan Peskin

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Published by Kent State University Press in Kent, OH .
Written in English


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StatementAllan Peskin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 328 p. :
Number of Pages328
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22576100M
ISBN 100873387740

Winfield Scott was born on J , near 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 . Winfield Scott, (born J , Petersburg, Va., U.S.—died , West Point, N.Y.), American army officer who held the rank of general in three wars and was the unsuccessful Whig candidate for president in He was the foremost American military figure between the Revolution and the Civil War. Scott was commissioned a captain of artillery in and fought on the Niagara.

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Commanding generals and chiefs of staff, – portraits & eadership is of the utmost importance to the profession of arms. Judgment, competence, loyalty, and courage regularly count for more Generals Winfield Scott and Edmund Gaines to select General Alexander Macomb to command. . 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 ablest American commander of his time.


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Winfield Scott was born on Jto Ann Mason and her husband, William Scott, a farmer, veteran of the American Revolutionary War, and officer in the Dinwiddie County militia. At the time, the Scott family resided at Laurel Hill, a plantation near Petersburg, Virginia. Ann Mason Scott was the daughter of Daniel Mason and Elizabeth Winfield, and it was Ann's mother's maiden name that Political party: Whig.

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