Jacob Brown

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Birthday
9, 1775
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Feb 24, 1828 (52)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
9, 1775
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Feb 24, 1828 (52)

About

Major General for the United States Army who fought during the War of 1812 in the Capture of Fort Erie, the Battle of Chippawa, the Battle of Lundy's Lane, and the Siege of Fort Erie.

Before Fame

Before the Army, he served as a captain of the New York Militia and was later promoted to colonel.

Trivia

He was commissioned as a brigadier general in the Army following his victory as a member of the New York militia at the Battle of Sackett's Harbor.

Family Life

He was married to Pamelia Williams who gave birth to his nine children.

Associated With

President James Monroe made him a commanding general after the U.S. Army was forced to downsize and he was the only major general left in service.