Union General John Schofield War Date ES


General John Schofield War Date endorsement signed, “John Schofield” in ink. Dated September 25th, 1863. Measures 3.75 X 3.25. Overall fine with typical folds. Great item for framing. Photo not included.


John Schofield (1831-1906) was an 1853 graduate of West Point and held many important commands during the war. He was present at many major battles including the Atlanta Campaign, Franklin and Nashville. 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.

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