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West Point in Orange County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Winfield Scott

 
 
Winfield Scott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2012
1. Winfield Scott Marker
Inscription.
Born   Dinwiddie Co. Va.   June 13, 1786
Died   West Point, N.Y.   May 29, 1866
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History records his Eminent Services as a Warrior, Pacificator and General In Chief of the Armies of the United States.
Medals and an Equestrian Statue ordered by Congress in the Capital of his Country, are his Public Monuments.
This stone is a mark of the love and veneration of his Daughters.
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Requiescat in Pace
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Location. 41° 23.996′ N, 73° 57.995′ W. Marker is in West Point, New York, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Washington Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in Section 26, Row A, Grave 16 of the West Point Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: West Point NY 10996, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Frederick Dent Grant (within shouting distance of this marker); Wood Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cadet Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); George Armstrong Custer (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Anderson Memorial Fountain
Winfield Scott Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 27, 2009
2. Winfield Scott Marker
(about 300 feet away); The Old Cadet Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Margaret Corbin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Richard Thomas Shea, Jr. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Point.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. See the equestrian statue of Gen. Winfield Scott in Washington, DC. that is mentioned on the monument.
 
Also see . . .  General Winfield Scott. (Submitted on October 22, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar of 1812War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
Marker in the West Point Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 27, 2009
3. Marker in the West Point Cemetery
"Old Fuss and Feathers" image. Click for full size.
Wikipedia
4. "Old Fuss and Feathers"
Maj. Gen. Winfield Scott as he appears in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 872 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   2, 3. submitted on October 22, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on April 29, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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