Winfield Scott Schley

United States Navy rear admiral (1839–1911) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Winfield Scott Schley (9 October 1839 – 2 October 1911) was a rear admiral in the United States Navy and the hero of the Battle of Santiago de Cuba during the Spanish–American War.

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Winfield Scott Schley
Winfield Scott Schley
Born(1839-10-09)October 9, 1839
Near Frederick, Maryland
DiedOctober 2, 1911(1911-10-02) (aged 71)
New York City[1]
Place of burial
AllegianceFlag_of_the_United_States_%281859%E2%80%931861%29.svg United States
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1860–1901
RankUSN_Rear_Admiral_rank_insignia.jpg Rear admiral
Commands heldFlying Squadron