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John Schofield: Quiz


Question 1: In 1864, as commander of the Army of the Ohio, he took part in the ________ under Major General William T. Sherman.
Franklin-Nashville CampaignChattanooga CampaignWilliam Tecumseh ShermanAtlanta Campaign

Question 2: Schofield acted with "conspicuous gallantry" during the battle, and was awarded the ________ in 1892 for that action.
Awards and decorations of the United States militaryMedal of HonorCommendation MedalAchievement Medal

Question 3: Schofield served in an interim capacity until the ________ confirmed John Aaron Rawlins.
111th United States CongressUnited States CongressUnited States SenateHart Senate Office Building

Question 4: President Johnson had forced ________, a Radical Republican who had served as Secretary of War since 1862, from his cabinet.
Alphonso TaftJoseph HoltEdwin M. StantonJohn C. Calhoun

Question 5: From 1888 until his retirement in 1895, Schofield was commanding general of the ________.
United States ArmyUnited States Marine CorpsUnited States armed forcesUnited States Army Africa

Question 6: John McAllister Schofield (September 29, 1831 – March 4, 1906) was an American soldier who held major commands during the ________.
TennesseeBleeding KansasAmerican Civil WarUnion (American Civil War)

Question 7: Starting in 1876 Schofield was superintendent of the ________.
United States Naval AcademyUnited States Merchant Marine AcademyUnited States Military AcademyUnited States Air Force Academy

Question 8: From 1861 to 1863 he held various commands in the ________, most of the time in command of the Army of the Frontier.
Arizona Territory (Confederate States of America)Trans-Mississippi Theater of the American Civil WarBattle of Wilson's CreekBleeding Kansas

Question 9: Schofield was born in Gerry, ________, and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1853.
ConnecticutNew JerseyMassachusettsNew York

Question 10: Schofield's report recommended that the United States establish a naval port at ________.
USS Arizona MemorialUSS Missouri (BB-63)United States NavyPearl Harbor


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