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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( )
Editor: Dickinson, William C.
Herrin, Dean A.
Kennon, Donald R.
Series title:Perspective on Art and Architect Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8214-1397-5
Publication Date:Feb 2002
Publisher:Ohio University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.95
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
Pages:232
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 0.7 Inches
Book Weight:0.999 Pounds
Author Biography
(Editor)
Donald R. Kennon is chief historian of the United States Capitol Historical Society.




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