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Scott, Winfield, 1786-1866


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Everett to General Winfield Scott, 1861 May 24

 File — Box 58
Scope and Contents

Photostat and transcript. Requests that Northern armies take precautions when moving into Virginia, not to fire on Arlington House (where are many GW relics) or on Mount Vernon. ER-514 a,b

Dates: 1861 May 24

General Orders No. 12 and No. 13 Winfield Scott, E.D. Townsend, 1861 July 31

 Item — Box 3
Scope and Contents

General Orders No. 12 and 13 were issued by General Winfield Scott from the U.S. Army Headquarters in Washington, D.C. and under the command of E.D. Townsend, Assistant Adjutant General. The orders, which were printed in a newspaper, are related to search and seizure as well as the respect due Mount Vernon's tomb, house, groves, and walks.

Printed copy, Gen. Orders 13, ER 16, p. 96.

ER 15; p. 79

Dates: 1861 July 31

General Orders, Winfield Scott to Sarah Tracy, 1861 July 31

 Item — Box 3
Scope and Contents General Orders no. 13 was signed by General Winfield Scott and sent from the U.S. Army Headquarters in Washington, D.C., to Mrs. Sarah C. Tracy, MVLA Secretary. He says that if U.S. troops are ever in the vicinity of Mount Vernon and decide to approach, they will do so with reverence and "leave uninjured not only the Tomb, but also the House, Groves and walks which were so loved by the best and greatest of men. By Command, E.D. Townsend, Assistant Adjutant General."ER 3; p. 251,...
Dates: 1861 July 31

General Winfield Scott

 Item — Box Cartes de visite - Box 1: Series STC - People - Identified; Series STC - People - Unidentified; Series STC - Places
Identifier: STC-35
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Collection of 80 photographs which belonged to Miss Sarah C. Tracy (later Mrs. Upton H. Herbert), resident secretary at Mount Vernon during the Civil War years. The pictures most of which are cartes de visite were collected by Miss Tracy; some were obviously presented to her, after the fashion of the day, and are inscribed. Besides the one of herself there are three of Mount Vernon which must date from the years of her residence. Others include Leeds Castle, the English seat of Thomas, Lord...
Dates: 1859-1868

Letter, Edward Everett to General Winfield Scott (facsimile), 1861 May 24

 Digital Image
Identifier: DA_004623
Dates: Digitized: September 2023

Letter, Winfield Scott to Lewis William Washington, 1860 January 16

 Item — Box 77, Folder: 1860.01.16
Identifier: RM-74; MS-2210
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 2 pages. New York. Re: papers sent to him at West Point & concealed in a secret drawer during his absence ... recently found by accident ... mentions W-n's ordeal at Harpers Ferry ...

Dates: 1860 January 16

Letter, Winfield Scott to Lewis William Washington, 1860 October 23

 Item — Box 77, Folder: 1860.10.23
Identifier: RM-74; MS-2211
Scope and Contents

A.L.S. 1 page. New York. Declines invitation to attend his wedding.

Dates: 1860 October 23

Military pass for Sarah Tracy signed by Winfield Scott with extension on reverse side, 1861 October 2, 1861 November 7

 Item — Box 3
Scope and Contents

Military pass for MVLA Secretary Sarah C. Tracy signed by General Winfield Scott. Extension of the pass written on the reverse side dated November 7, 1861.


Dates: 1861 October 2; 1861 November 7

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