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General Winfield Scott
Winfield Scott was a United States Army general, and unsuccessful presidential candidate of the Whig Party in 1852....
, former General-in-Chief of the U.S. Army, was the namesake for five places named Fort Scott
- Fort Scott, Kansas
Fort Scott is a city in and the county seat of Bourbon County, Kansas, United States, south of Kansas City, on the Marmaton River. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 8,087. It is the home of the Fort Scott National Historic Site and the Fort Scott National...
, a city that grew up around a military fort of the same name
- Fort Scott National Historic Site
Fort Scott National Historic Site is a historical area under the control of the United States National Park Service in Bourbon County, Kansas, United States. Named after Mexican-American War General Winfield Scott, during the middle of the 19th century it served as a military base for army action...
- Fort Scott (Arlington, Virginia)
Named for General Winfield Scott, who was then General-in-Chief of the Union Army, Fort Scott was a detached lunette constructed in May 1861 to guard the south flank of the defenses of Washington during the American Civil War...
, a small fortification in Arlington, Virginia, built to defend Washington during the American Civil War
- Fort Winfield Scott, a coast artillery post created within the Presidio of San Francisco
The Presidio of San Francisco is a park on the northern tip of the San Francisco Peninsula in San Francisco, California, within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area...
- Fort Point, San Francisco, renamed Fort Winfield Scott in 1882 but reverted to the original name before the establishment of the coast artillery post
- Fort Scott (Plattsburgh, New York), one of three American forts laid out by Major Joseph Totten prior to the 1814 Battle of Plattsburgh
The Battle of Plattsburgh, also known as the Battle of Lake Champlain, ended the final invasion of the northern states during the War of 1812...