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Montgomery C. Meigs and the Building of the Nation's Capital

Montgomery C. Meigs and the Building of the Nation's Capital( )
Author: Dickinson, William C.
Contribution by: Herrin, Dean A.
Kennon, Donald R.
Series title:Perspective on Art and Architect Ser.
Publication Date:Feb 2002
Publisher:Ohio University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $49.95
Book Description:

At the age of thirty-six, in 1852, Lt. Montgomery Cunningham Meigs of the Army Corps of Engineers reported to Washington, D.C., for duty as a special assistant to the chief army engineer, Gen. Joseph G. Totten. It was a fateful assignment, both for the nation's capital and for the bright, ambitious, and politically connected West Point graduate.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Travel / United States / South / South Atlantic (Dc, De, Fl, Ga, Md, Nc, Sc, Va, Wv)
History / Military / United States
Technology & Engineering / Civil / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 10 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:1.397 Pounds
Author Biography
Dickinson, William C. (Author)
Donald R. Kennon is chief historian of the United States Capitol Historical Society.

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