Scott, Winfield


Scott, Winfield
(1786-1866)
   Entered the United States army, and served in the War of 1812. From 1832 to 1838 engaged in Indian warfare. In 1839 instrumental in allaying the excitement arising out of the dispute as to the boundary between New Brunswick and Maine, and paving the way for its settlement by the Ashburton Treaty. In 1841 commander-in-chief of the United States army.
   Index: Bk At battle of Queenston Heights, 311. W Sent to Maine to settle Aroostook War, 135.
   Bib.: Cyc. Am. Biog.

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