- United States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War (1786-1866)
How To Use Winfield Scott In A Sentence
- He had served on the staff of General Winfield Scott during the Mexican War, earning three brevets or temporary promotions for gallantry and distinguished conduct. Cavalryman of the Lost Cause
- Weed also thought of General Winfield Scott, who had kept the border with Canada quiet.
- Gen. Winfield Scott Hancock, Gen. John Gibbon, engineer Gouverneur Warren, and artillerist Henry J. Hunt emerged from the battle as legitimate heroes.