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Charles Brewster Schofield
Captain, United States Army
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Charles Brewster Schofield of Illinois.
Appointed From Illinois,  Cadet United States Military Academy, 1 July 1866 (40);
Commissioned Second Lieutenant, 2nd United States Cavalry, 15 June 1870; 
First Lieutenant, 14 June 1879
Regimental Adjutant, 1 May 1886 to 17 Jan 1889
Captain, 19June 1890
Lieutenant Colonel, Aide-de-Camp to Lieutenant General Schofield, 8 February to 29 September 1895
Died 2 February 1901
Charles Brewster Schofield was born on June 26, 1849 in Illinois and graduated from West Point in 1870. His first field assignment was field duty at Fort Ellis where he was a Second Lieutenant. He fought for the Indian campaigns from 1872 to 1876, including the Sioux Expedition of 1876. The following year he fought in the Nez Perce War. From 1878 to 1855 he was the Aide-de-camp to Major General John Schofield, his brother. He was promoted to First Lieutenant in 1879. In 1885 he returned to frontier duty at Fort Walla Walla in Washington. In 1895 he was once again promoted, becoming a Lieutenant Colonel. He served in the Spanish-American War in 1898 and the following year was shipped to Cuba. It was at Matanzas, Cuba where Schofield died on February 1, 1901 of heart disease at the age of 51.
SCHOFIELD, CHARLES B

CAPT 2 US CAV
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 02/02/1901
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT:   SITE LOT
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


CB Schofield Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By Michael Robert Patterson, 1999


Posted: 26 December 2001  Updated: 4 September 2004 Updated:28 December 2005
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