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- Address: Washington, DC 20245, United States, Washington D. C.
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Major General Winfield Scott Hancock Statue is a charming statue in the destination that has gained popularity because of its beautiful craftsmanship and design. Major General Winfield Scott Hancock served with the distinct in the army for four decades including in the Mexican-American War and as a Union general. So visit the statue and get to see picturesque and intricate designing that will blow your mind. He was known for his leadership and patriotism for the country.
How to Reach Major General Winfield Scott Hancock Statue
- Take a bus from NW Constitution Av & NW 19th St.
- Take a taxi or rental to the destination.
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One of the Civil War Monuments you can see in DC is that of General Hancock found at Pennsylvania Ave. and 7th Street. This is a bronze equestrian statue constructed in 1896 by Henry Jackson Ellicott on order of then President Grover Cleveland. General Hancock was a veteran of the American-Mexican War as well as a Union General during the American Civil War. He was also a presidential candidate during the 1880 election. The statue, features General Hancock, sitting impressively upon horseback in military attire. It is worth a quick look for those visiting Smithsonian Museums in the area as well as those specifically seeking out the Civil War Monuments around DC.
Like many equine statues around Washington, DC this one represents a historic wartime hero. General Hancock was a Civil War hero who was famous for his leadership at the battle of Gettysburg. The memorial is close to the Navy Memorial (and it's metro stop), the National Archives and many other great destinations. If you're in to photography be sure to stop by close to sunset when the statue is (sometimes) bathed in amazing golden light.
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