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Scott was an important military general who served in multiple American battles/wars during his fifty-three year of service. He fought in the War of 1812 and the Mexican American War, and served as commander in chief of the U.S. Army from July 5, 1841--November 1861.

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Biography: 
Scott was an important military general who served in multiple American battles/wars during his fifty-three year of service. He fought in the War of 1812 and the Mexican American War, and served as commander in chief of the U.S. Army from July 5, 1841--November 1861.
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https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/938/winfield-scott
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Find A Grave MEMORIAL ID 938
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Monday, December 30, 2013 - 11:15
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Monday, December 30, 2013 - 11:15
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BURIAL United States Military Academy Post Cemetery West Point, Orange County, New York, USA PLOT Section 26, Row A, Grave 16
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Website
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https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/938/winfield-scott
Title of Webpage: 
Find A Grave MEMORIAL ID 938
Website Viewing Date: 
Monday, December 30, 2013 - 11:15
Website Last Modified Date: 
Monday, December 30, 2013 - 11:15
Citation Notes: 
BURIAL United States Military Academy Post Cemetery West Point, Orange County, New York, USA PLOT Section 26, Row A, Grave 16