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Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824-1886


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Winfield Scott Hancock papers

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0815

This collection comprises eleven documents regarding the military career of Winfield Scott Hancock, particularly his involvement in the execution of accused Lincoln assassination conspirator, Mary Surratt, his brief command of the fifth military district (Louisiana and Texas) during Reconstruction, and biographical material which highlights his military career during the Civil War.

Dates: 1865-1872