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Lieut. Gen. John M. Schofield, retired.

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Lieut. Gen. John M. Schofield, retired.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military decorations,
  • Retired military personnel,
  • France

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    Other titlesDecoration from France for John M. Schofield
    SeriesH.rp.175
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16057776M


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Lieut. Gen. John M. Schofield, retired. by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

Buy Lt. General John M. Schofield - Signature 11/14/ Historical & Political - FREE DELIVERY possible on eligible purchases. In the first full biography of Lieutenant General John McAllister Schofield (), Donald B.

Connelly examines the career of one of the leading Cited by: 4. A more frankly critical spirit is shown in Lieut. Gen. Schofield's memoirs, just published, than in anything of like nature that has appeared from the pen of any officer of equal rank in our army.

Lieutenant General Schofield retired on Septemupon reaching the mandatory retirement age of However, he remained active in government affairs, supporting Elihu Root, testifying before congressional committees in support of the Army Lieut.

Gen. John M. Schofield Act of and the Dick Act of which established the U.S. National Guard. In the first full biography of Lieutenant General John McAllister Schofield (), Donald B. Connelly examines the career of one of the leading commanders in the western theater during the Civil War.

In doing so, Connelly illuminates the role of politics in the formulation of military policy, during both war and peace, in the latter half of the nineteenth ly relates how 4/5(1). John McAllister Schofield was born in Gerry, New York on 29 September He attended the United States Military Academy and was commissioned in the artillery in Schofield was promoted to first lieutenant in and then taught natural philosophy and experimental philosophy at the Military Academy from to John McAllister Schofield Lieutenant General, United States Army: Born in Gerry, New York, Septem and at the age of 12 was taken by his father, a Baptist minister, to Freeport, Illinois.

He graduated from West Point inranking seventh in his class. Read this retired. book on Questia. In the first full biography of Lieutenant General John McAllister Schofield (), Donald B. Connelly examines the career of one of the leading commanders in the western theater during the Civil War.

He had become a major general on March 4,and on February 5,he was commissioned a lieutenant general. Lieutenant General Schofield retired on Septem upon reaching the mandatory retirement age of General Schofield died at St.

Augustine, Florida, and is buried in Arlington National s: James Henry SCHOFIELD Rev, Caroline M Schofield. Read Online John M Schofield And The Politics Of Generalship and Download John M Schofield And The Politics Of Generalship book full in PDF formats. In the first full biography of Lieutenant General John McAllister Schofield (), Donald B.

Connelly examines the career of one of the leading commanders in the western theater during. JOHN MCALLISTER SCHOFIELD was born in Gerry, New York, on 29 September ; was educated in the public schools, then graduated from the United States Military Academy, ; was commissioned in artillery and served in the South, ; was promoted to second lieutenant, Augustand first lieutenant, August ; was assistant professor of natural and experimental philosophy at West.

Lt-Gen. Schofield's "Forty-Six Years In The Army", like many of the books in this collection, go far beyond the war to describe an officer’s entire career. Accessible Archives Inc. Primary Retired. book Material from 18th & 19th Century Publications. Instead of condemning I therefore approve what I understand General Schofield did in that respect.

Appears in 49 books from Page 69 - Let your military measures be strong enough to repel the invaders and keep the peace, and not so strong as to unnecessarily harass and persecute the people.

Get this from a library. In memoriam, Lieut.-General John M. Schofield, U.S. Army. [William M Wherry]. In the first full biography of Lieutenant General John McAllister Schofield (), Donald B. Connelly examines the career of one of the leading commanders in the western theater during the Civil War.

In doing so, Connelly illuminates the role of politics in the formulation of military policy, during both war and peace, in the latter half of the nineteenth ly. JOHN M. SCHOFIELD. Signature: "J.M. Schofield/Lieut. Gen'l U.S.A./Rome, Italy/November ", 4½x2½.Civil War General John McAllister Schofield (), who was a commander in Sherman's Atlanta campaign, served as Andrew Johnson's Secretary of War from Schofield succeeded Edwin M.

Stanton, who resigned the day Johnson was acquitted at his impeachment trial. He retired as a lieutenant general in Schofield is buried at Arlington National Cemetery. His memoirs, "Forty-six Years in the Army," was published in WASHINGTON, April 9.

-- There was an interesting story afloat to-day to the effect that the President had decided to designate Lieut. Gen. John M. Schofield, retired, as an adviser to the.

John M. Schofield and the Politics of Generalship: Connelly, Donald B.: Books - John McAllister Schofield began his very successful military career after graduating seventh from the United States Military Academy in He briefly served in Florida, and then taught philosophy at West Point.

InSchofield took a leave of absence from the army and began to teach at Washington University in St. Louis. Forty-Six Years in the Army Acquiring a first edition of Lieutenant General John M. Schofield's military memoirs will provide the Civil War book collector with quite a collecting coup but offers little in the way of great historical analysis.

On FebruJohn Schofield was promoted to Lieutenant General and retired on Septem During the Spanish- American War, President McKinley asked that he return, to active service, but General Scofield's incompatibility with the views of the General.

–Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield, Commanding the Army the conduct of both officers and men through the whole affair demonstrates an exceedingly satisfactory state of discipline in the 7th cavalry. Their behavior was characterized by skill, coolness, discretion and forbearance, and reflects the highest possible credit upon the regiment.

Lieutenant General John M. Schofield, commander of the Department of the Missouri inexhibited this outlook. His headquarters at Fort Leavenworth afforded Schofield a propitious site from which to launch strikes against the Plains Indians and their buffalo.

In retirement, Schofield wrote in his memoirs: "With myFile Size: KB. Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general, United States Army, Vols. ; Correspondence of John Sedgwick, Major-General; Forty-six years in the army, by Lieutenant-General John M.

Schofield; From Manassas to Appomattox: memoirs of the Civil War in America, by James Longstreet; General Lee, by Fitzhugh Lee, his nephew. Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield, U. Array, supersedes Maj. Gen. Samuel R. Curtis in command of the Department of the Missouri.

The Enrolled Militia of Missouri placed under command of Major-General Schofield. Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield "I had ordered Colonel Gallup to retire to the main line with his regiment if he was hard pressed, but he remained in position, until finding the attack a determined one, I ordered him peremtorily to fall back to the main line.

The regiment came back slowly and in good order." Brig. Gen. This is a complete list of lieutenant generals in the United States Army before The grade of lieutenant general (or three-star general) is ordinarily the second-highest in the peacetime Army, ranking above major general and below general.

Originally created for George Washington during the Quasi-War with France, the grade lapsed for most of the 19th century and early 20th century because. General John A. Wickham, General Carl E. Vuono, and General Gordon R. Sullivan); and Command, Leadership, and Effective Staff Support: A Handbook Including Practical Ways for -LTG John M.

Schofield,Forty-Six Years in the Army, p. 18 lieutenant's best professional friends- while both you and they observe proper military courtesy File Size: 2MB. Schofield believed that the commission had the authority to try both those who had killed settlers and those who had attacked the peace commission.

The War Department later directed the commission to try only those Modocs who had killed General Canby, Lieutenant Sherwood, and Dr.

Thomas. All others were to be treated as prisoners-of-war. In the. He had planned Nashville’s defense well enough by sending his IV and XXII Corps under Maj. Gen. John M. Schofield to screen Hood’s northward move from Florence, Alabama.

Schofield was to allow Thomas some time to assem men and strengthen Nashville. Washington, March Gen. John M. Schofield, who died last night at St.

Augustine, Fla., was secretary of war duringand his career was marked by a continuous service in the army from the time he entered West Point in until he retired Sept. 29,with the rank of lieutenant-general, the highest military honor then permitted. From until his retirement inSchofield was commanding general of the United States Army.

He had become a major general on March 4,and on February 5,he was commissioned a lieutenant general. Lieutenant General Schofield retired on Septem upon reaching the mandatory retirement age of Burn Wotherford is also a prisoner.

Lieutenant Brandt, Engineer Corps, is here; wants 60 militia and contrabands for block-houses on Hannibal and Saint Joe Railroad. GEO. HOUSTON, Major and Assistant Adjutant-General. LEWIS MERRILL, Brigadier-General. General SCHOFIELD. Week 7 ProBook. STUDY. PLAY. Grim Reapers. Road Runners. King Ratz.

Loose Hawgs. Wild Weasels. Lieutenant General John M. Schofield's Graduation address to USMA C/O The discipline which makes the soldiers of a free country reliable in battle is not to be gained by harsh or tyrannical treatment. On the contrary, such. Lieutenant General John M. Schofield's graduation address the graduating class of at West Point is as follows: The discipline On the contrary, such treatment.

by Lt. Gen. John M. Schofield, USA. Excerpted and introduced by G. Rule. from "Forty-Six Years in the Army", by John M. Schofield, John M. Schofield had a busy war, rising from lieutenant on leave of absence in the spring of to Lieutenant-General by the end of the war.

Schofield was Nathaniel Lyon’s mustering officer in April. Major-General. Maj. Gen. JOHN M. SCHOFIELD, Commanding Department of the Missouri. S.–I have designated this engagement as the “Battle of Honey Springs,” that being the headquarters of General Cooper, on Elk Creek, in the immediate vicinity of the battle-field.

Union casualty figures were later amended to 13 killed and 62 wounded. THE OPPOSING FORCES IN THE CAMPAIGN OF THE CAROLINAS. Heath: 1st Ala., Maj. Francis L. Cramer, Capt. Jerome J. Hinds, Maj. Sanford Tramel ; 5th Ky., Col. Oliver L. If Forsyth was relieved because some squaws were killed, somebody had made a mistake, for squaws have been killed in every Indian war.–General William T.

Sherman, U.S. Army, Retired Major General Nelson A. Miles, Commander of the Division of Missouri, telegraphed Major General John M. Schofield, Commander-in-Chief of the Army, on Decem detailing all.

John McAllister Schofield (Septem – March 4, ) was an American soldier who held major commands during the American Civil War. He later served as U.S. Secretary of War under Presidents Andrew Johnson and Ulysses S. Grant, and Commanding General of the United States Army.Schofield served only until Marchafter which he spent almost three decades in the military, commanding the Division of the Pacific, serving as superintendent of West Point (), and commanding the United States Army from tothe year he retired from the military as lieutenant general.

John McAllister Schofield died in Author by: William J. Wood Languange: en Publisher by: Greenwood Publishing Group Format Available: PDF, ePub, Mobi Total Read: 87 Total Download: File Size: 52,8 Mb Description: A study of Civil War command strategies and operations focusing on the problems that overwhelmed the untried leaders of both sides of thea retired Army lieutenant and analyst for weapons .