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Meigs, Montgomery (1816 - 1892), engineer, architect

Carl W. Condit and Nicholas S. Fitch

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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American engineer and architect. Meigs was educated at the University of Pennsylvania and the US Military Academy. He achieved distinction in the construction of government buildings and public works as an officer in the Corps of Engineers, US Army, and as Quartermaster-General of the Union Armies during the American Civil War. He was superintendent of construction for a number of federal projects in Washington, DC, most important of which were the aqueduct of the

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