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    • Polk, wary of Taylor's growing popularity, divided his forces, sending some troops (including Grant's unit) to form a new army under Major General Winfield Scott.Ulysses S. Grant-Wikipedia
    • Nevertheless, Steuben's Blue Book remained the official manual for the legion, as well as for the militia of most states, until Winfield Scott in 1835.Continental Army-Wikipedia
    • The best volunteers signed up for a year's service in the summer of 1846, with their enlistments expiring just when General Winfield Scott's campaign was poised to capture Mexico City.Mexican–American War-Wikipedia
    • He was inspired both by the Commandant, Captain Charles F. Smith and by General Winfield Scott, who visited the academy to review the cadets.Ulysses S. Grant-Wikipedia
    • By early 1861, General Winfield Scott had devised the Anaconda Plan to win the war with as little bloodshed as possible.American Civil War-Wikipedia
    • Two years later President Martin Van Buren ordered 7,000 Federal troops and state militia under General Winfield Scott into Cherokee lands to evict the tribe.Cherokee-Wikipedia

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