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Winfield Scott (1786-1866): general-in-chief of U.S. Army, 1841-61; proposed so-called "Anaconda Plan" for Union in Civil War

William Seward (1801-1872): U.S. secretary of state, 1861-69

Robert Gould Shaw (1837-1863): Union colonel of the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Regiment, the famous all-black unit in the Civil War

Philip H. Sheridan (1831-1888): Union major general who commanded the Army of the Potomac's cavalry corps and the Army of the Shenandoah; also fought at Per-ryville, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, and Chattanooga

William T. Sherman (1820-1891): Union major general who commanded the Army of the Tennessee and the Military Division of the Mississippi, October 1863 to April 1865; led the famous "March to the Sea"; also fought at First Bull Run, Shiloh, and Vicksburg

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896): abolitionist who wrote Uncle Tom's Cabin

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