Thomas Jesup
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1788
Date of Death: 1860
Cause of Death: Natural causes
Occupation: Soldier
Affiliations: United States Army
Trail of Glory
POD: March 27, 1814
Appearance(s): 1812: The Rivers of War
Type of Appearance: Direct
Brigadier General Thomas Sidney Jesup (1788–1860) was an American military officer known as the "Father of the Modern Quartermaster Corps". He began his military career in 1808, and served in the War of 1812. He was appointed Quartermaster General on May 8, 1818, and held it until his death. While in this position, he saw combat during the wars against the Creeks, the Seminoles, and Mexico.

Thomas Jesup in Trail of GloryEdit

Major Thomas Jesup played a crucial role at the Battle of Chippewa, securing Winfield Scott's left flank, and then attacking General Phineas Riall's right flank. Later, Jesup was injured at the Battle of Lundy's Lane.

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