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Thomas Jessup Orders Book

 Collection
Identifier: PKY 88.007

Scope and Content

This volume contains General Jessup's orders for the first five months of 1838 during the Second Seminole War.

Dates

  • 1838

Creator

Access

The collection is open for research.

Biographical/Historical Note

Thomas Jessup was a general during the Second Seminole War. He is most famous for capturing Seminole leader Osceola under a flag of truce in 1837. After Osceola's capture Jessup continued the war effort, fighting the Battle of Loxahatchee in January of 1838. By May of that year Jessup asked and was granted relief of command by Zachary Taylor.

Extent

0.03 Linear feet (1 volume)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Contains General Thomas Jessup's orders for the first five months of 1838 during the Second Seminole War.

Physical Location

University of Florida Smathers Library Building

Title
A Guide to the Thomas Jessup Orders Book
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid created by Stephen Jackson
Date
December 2007
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared Using Dacs
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

Contact:
George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America
352-273-2755