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Letter Written by Brigadier General Thomas Sidney Jesup

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Letter Written by Brigadier General Thomas Sidney Jesup - Inventory Number: DOC 210

Thomas Sidney Jesup (December 16, 1788 – June 10, 1860) was a United States Army officer known as the "Father of the Modern Quartermaster Corps". His 52-year (1808–1860) military career was one of the longest in the history of the United States Army.

2nd Lieutenant, 7th Infantry – 3 May 1808

1st Lieutenant, 7th Infantry – 1 December 1809

Captain, 7th Infantry – 20 January 1813

Major, 19th Infantry – 6 April 1813

Major, 25th Infantry – 18 April 1814

Brevet Lieutenant Colonel – 5 July 1814

Brevet Colonel – 25 July 1814

Major, 1st Infantry – 17 May 1815

Lieutenant Colonel, 3rd Infantry – 30 April 1817

Colonel, Assistant Adjutant General – 27 March 1818

Brigadier General, Quartermaster General – 8 May 1818

Brevet Major General – 8 May 1828


Inventory Number: DOC 210