Winfield Scott Hancock
|Born||February 14, 1824|
Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||February 9, 1886 (aged 61)|
New York City, U.S.
|Resting place||Montgomery Cemetery|
Almira Russell (m. 1850)
|Education||United States Military Academy (BS)|
|Nickname(s)||Hancock the Superb|
|Branch/service||U.S. Army (Union Army)|
|Years of service||1844–1886|
American Civil War
Winfield Scott Hancock (February 14, 1824 – February 9, 1886) was a United States Army officer and the Democratic nominee for President of the United States in 1880. He served in the Mexican–American War and as a Union general in the American Civil War. He was known for his leadership at the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863.
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- The Democratic Trojan Horse; Harper's Weekly political cartoon about the 1880 presidential election
- W.S. Hancock Society
- Hancock Memorial at Gettysburg Archived 2007-11-04 at the Wayback Machine
- Hancock Memorial in Washington D.C. Archived 2007-11-13 at the Wayback Machine
- Hancock's report of the Battle of Gettysburg Archived 2021-01-26 at the Wayback Machine
- Hancock Park in New York City