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Civil War Round Table of Kansas City
October 2013 Meeting

449th Regular Meeting, Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Arnold Schofield, former Superintendent of the Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site, delivered a presentation entitled “Battle of Baxter Springs, Kansas.”

Arnold Schofield was born on April 3, and raised in the small New England village of Newton Upper Falls, Massachusetts. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army. While working for the Department of Defense, he received a degree in history in 1972. He is married to Clara Martens Schofield, who is the director of Social Services at the Sisters of Mercy Hospital. They have one son, Austin William.

Arnold was Superintendent of the Mine Creek Battlefield State Historic Site located two miles south of Pleasanton, Kansas for 7 years. He has now retired from the National Park Service. Before moving to Kansas to work at Fort Scott National Historic Site, Fort Scott, Kansas for many years, he was the resident blacksmith at Harper’s Ferry National Historic Park, Harper’s Ferry, WV.

He is our past President of 2003 and has been given the Steven Treaster Civil War Preservation Award in 2012 as well.

The Sergeant Major, Arnold Schofield

Arnold Schofield speaking about Battle of Baxter Springs, Kansas.

CWRT PResident Dennis Garstang presents Arnold Schofield with Round Table's Certificate of Appreciation.

Civil War Round Table of Kansas City
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Kansas City, MO 64116

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