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Winfield Scott
Winfield Scott
Winfield Scott in full uniform (1835)

Full Name

Winfield Scott

Born

June 13, 1786, Dinwiddie County, Virginia, American Republic

Died

May 29, 1866

Lord Secretary of the Army

1852-1860

Party

Crown Party

Years of Service (URAS)

1806-1852

Rank

Grand Marshal

Spouse

None

Children

None

Parents

William Scott, Anna Mason

Winfield Scott (June 13, 1786- May 29, 1866) was an American General who led coalition forces in the Peninsular War (1827-1829), and who also served in the Second Seven Years War (1802-1809) and the Great War (1849-1854). A member of the Crown Party, Scott served as Lord Secretary of the Army under Prime Ministers Martin Van Buren and Abraham Lincoln