SCHOFIELD, JOHN M. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Major, 1st Missouri Infantry.
Place and date:   At Wilsons Creek, Mo., 10 August 1861.

Entered service at:   St. Louis, Mo. Born: 29 September 1831, Gerry, N.Y.

Date of issue:   2 July 1892.

Citation:   Was conspicuously gallant in leading a regiment in a successful charge against the enemy.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)