Explore the development of the United States with this collection of articles about American history. Topics in this section include the American Revolution, the gold rush and the expansion of the West.
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Hancock, Winfield Scott (1824 - 1886), a United States army officer. Hancock fought in most of the major battles of the Union Army of the Potomac during the Civil War.

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