Original Author: Brady National Photographic Art Gallery
Created: ca. 1865
Medium: Wet collodion glass-plate negative
Major General John M. Schofield
Major General John M. Schofield is the subject of this three-quarter-length portrait made at Mathew B. Brady's National Photographic Art Gallery in Washington, D.C. Schofield served as the military commander of Virginia from March 13, 1867, until June 2, 1868, and as the secretary of war under President Andrew Johnson from June 1, 1868, until March 13, 1869.