Tuesday, February 14, 2012

The Early Years Of General Winfield Scott

Before he was a part of The Mexican War And Its Heroes., General Scott was in the War of 1812.

Major General Winfield Scott is a native of Virginia born near Petersburg June 13th 1786.  His military career began in 1807 on the reception of news concerning the Chesapeake when he became a volunteer member of the Petersburg troop of horse.

On the 3d of May 1808 he was commissioned as captain of light artillery and has remained in the army ever since.

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