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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1870

Vol. III
p158
2351

(Born Ill.)

Charles B. Schofield

(Ap'd at Large)

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Charles Brewster Schofield: Born June 26, 1849, Freeport, IL.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1866, to June 15, 1870, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 2d Cavalry, June 15, 1870.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Ellis, Mon., Oct. 26, 1870, to July 28, 1872 (witness before Court Martial at St. Paul, Min., Apr. 27 to July 26, 1871), — Adjutant and Escort of Surveying Party, Northern Pacific Railroad, July 28 to Sep. 28, 1872, being engaged with hostile Indians, Aug. 14, 1872, in the Action of Pryor's Creek, — Ft. Ellis, Mon., to Apr. 1, 1876 (Scouting, May 24 to Sep., 1875), — Sioux Expedition, to Sep. 29, 1876, — Ft. Ellis, Mon., to Mar. 24, 1877, — Nez Percés Expedition, to Aug. 14, 1877, being engaged in the Battle of Muddy Creek, Mon., May 7, 1877, — Ft. Ellis, Mon., to Apr. 4, 1878, — and Scouting, Apr. 4 to July 28, 1878; as Aide-de‑Camp to Major-General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Schofield, Oct. 18, 1878, to

(First Lieut., 2d Cavalry, June 14, 1879)

Sep. 1, 1885; (in Europe witnessing manoeuvres of the French Army in 1881,  p159 and awaiting orders to Oct. 14, 1882); on frontier duty at Ft. Walla Walla, Wash., Sep. 30, 1885 (Regimental Adjutant, May 1, 1886, to Jan. 17, 1889), to Jan. 25, 1889; on Special duty at Headquarters of the Army, Feb. 8 to Mar. 25, 1889; and as Aide-de‑Camp to Major-General Schofield, General-in‑chief, Mar. 26, 1889, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p201
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. —

(Captain of Cavalry, 2d Cavalry, June 19, 1890)

— Aide-de‑Camp to Major-General Schofield, March 26, 1889 to Feb. 8, 1895. — Lieutenant-Colonel and Aide-de‑Camp to Lieutenant-General Schofield, from Feb. 8 to Sept. 29, 1895. — With regiment in New Mexico, from Jan. 28, 1896 to April 22, 1898, and in Spanish-American war at Chickamauga, Mobile, Tampa, Fernandina, and Montauk Point, to Oct. 4, 1898. — Huntsville, Ala., from Oct. 4, 1898 to Feb. 12, 1899. — Cienfuegos, Cuba, from Feb. 22, 1899 to April 24, 1899. — Santa Clara, Cuba, from April 26, 1899 to ––––

Vol. V
p174
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Santa Clara, Cuba, from April 26, 1899 to Feb. 7, 1901. — On leave of absence, Jan. 1 to March 2. — Absent with leave on surgeon's certificate of disability from March 2 to 17. — On D. S. en route to join regiment from March 18 to 29; commanding troop from March 30 to Sept. 3; Sept. 10 to 27, and Oct. 5 to Nov. 8. — Summary Court Officer from June 22 to July 3 and from July 24 to Sept. 3. — Commanding Post Santa Clara Barracks, July 5 to 23; on D. S. at Matanzas, Cuba, from Sept. 4 to 9 and Sept. 28 to Oct. 4; on S. D. commanding 2d Squadron 2d Cavalry, Nov. 9 to Dec. 30; on S. D. Acting Adjutant 2d Cavalry, Dec. 19 to 31. — Recruiting Officer, Santa Clara Barracks, Dec. 18 to 31. — On S. D. Acting Adjutant 2d Cavalry, Jan. 1, 1900 to Mar. 6. — Appointed Adjutant 2d Cavalry, March 7. — Recruiting Officer Santa Clara Barracks Jan. 1 to July 4. — Recruiting Officer Hamilton Barracks, July 19 to Dec. 31, 1900. — Present for duty from Jan. 1 to 23; on D. S. at Quemados, Cuba, before examining board January 24 to 29.

Died Feb. 1, 1901, at Matanzas, Cuba: Aged 51.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1901, for an obituary notice.


Thayer's Note:

a Capt. Schofield's full name and birth data are from his AOG obituary.


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