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General Montgomery C. Meigs.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs.

General Montgomery C. Meigs.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aqueducts,
  • Architecture,
  • Armed Forces -- Officers

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesRetirement of General Montgomery C. Meigs, designer and builder of Washington Aqueduct and engineer of extension and dome of Capitol
    SeriesH.rp.337
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18226663M

    Title Montgomery C. Meigs papers, Summary Correspondence, diaries, journals, notebooks, military papers, family papers, scrapbooks, drawings, maps, plans, sketches and studies, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Meigs's work in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, his service as quartermaster general during the Civil War, and family matters. "Born to a well to do, connected family in , Montgomery C. Meigs graduated from West Point as an engineer. He helped build America&#x;s forts and served under Lt. Robert E. Lee to make navigation improvements on the Mississippi River. As a young man, he designed the Washington aqueducts in a city where people were dying from contaminated water. He built the spectacular wings and the.

    Montgomery C. Meigs Created / Published - General information about Civil war photographs is available at https: - Title from Civil War caption books. Medium 1 negative: glass, wet collodion.   Robert O'Harrow talked about his book on Montgomery Meigs, Union quartermaster general during the Civil War. Meigs was responsible for supplying Union armies in .

    Union General Montgomery Meigs Autographed Signed Four Page Handwritten Letter on Official War Department mery Cunningham Meigs (/ ˈ m ɛ ɡ z / ; May 3, - January 2, ) was a career United States Army officer and civil engineer, who served as Quartermaster General of the U.S. Army during and after the American Civil War. BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIR OF MONTGOMERY CUNNING-HAM MEIGS. Mr. President and Gentlemen of the Academy: In the death of General Montgomery C. Meigs the Academy has lost ope of its earliest members, who for many years has held an honored place in its Council. When the act of incorporation was passed by Congress in he was an intimate personal and pro-.


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Army during and after the American Civil War. Meigs was born in Augusta, Georgia, in May He was the son of Dr. Charles Delucena Meigs and Mary Born: ()May 3, Major General C. F. Smith [2] This article was developed from a presentation given by the author to the Brigadier General Training Course at Fort Leavenworth in late November -- Editor.

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