“The moral effect of result upon troops must never be overlooked”
Major General J.M. Schofield (1831 to 1906), United States Army, from the Inaugural Address to Journal of the Military Service Institute of the United States, 11 January 1879.
John McAllister Schofield was a US Army officer who held major commands during the American Civil War. He later served as US Secretary of War under Presidents Andrew Johnson and Ulysses S. Grant, and was a Commanding General of the United States Army.