Lieutenant General John McAllister Schofield

John McAllister Schofield was born in Gerry, New York on 29 September 1831. He attended the United States Military Academy and was commissioned in the artillery in 1853. Schofield was promoted to first lieutenant in 1855 and then taught natural philosophy and experimental philosophy at the Military Academy from 1855 to 1860. In 1857, he married Harriet Bartlett. In 1860, he left West …

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