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Montgomery Meigs

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

(1816–1892), military engineer and quartermaster general of the U.S. Army.

Born into a distinguished family, Meigs graduated near the top of his West Point class in 1836 and was...

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Meigs, Montgomery Cunningham

John C. Fredriksen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Warfare and Defence. 1042 words.

Meigs, Montgomery Cunningham (03 May 1816–02 January 1892), army officer, was born in Augusta, Georgia, the son of Charles Meigs, a physician, and Mary Montgomery. Soon after the family...

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Meigs, Montgomery (1816–1892)

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Military and Diplomatic History

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 355 words.

military engineer and quartermaster general of the U.S. Army. Born into a distinguished family, Montgomery Cunningham Meigs graduated near the

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Montgomery Meigs

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

(1816–1892), military engineer and quartermaster general of the U.S. Army.

Born into a distinguished family, Meigs graduated near the top of his West Point class in 1836 and was...

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Meigs, Montgomery

Carl W. Condit.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art. 346 words.

(Cunningham)

(b Augusta, GA, May 3, 1816; d Washington, DC, Jan 2, 1892).

American engineer and architect. Meigs was educated at the University of Pennsylvania and...

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Meigs, Montgomery (1816–1892)

T. R. Brereton.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 321 words.

(1816–1892), military engineer and quartermaster general of the U.S. Army.

Born into a distinguished family, Meigs graduated near

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Meigs, Montgomery Cunningham

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 142 words.

(1816–92) quartermaster general of the army, born in Augusta, Georgia. Meigs is considered one of the most effective

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Meigs, Montgomery (3 May 1816)

Carl W. Condit and Nicholas S. Fitch.

in The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Art. 342 words.

(b Augusta, GA, 3 May 1816; d Washington, DC, 2 Jan 1892),

engineer and architect

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Shuttlesworth, Fred Lee

Derek Charles Catsam.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1706 words.

civil rights activist and minister, was born Freddie Lee Robinson in Mt. Meigs, Montgomery County, Alabama, the eldest of Alberta

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Shuttlesworth, Fred L.

Glenn T. Eskew.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1742 words.

Shuttlesworth, Fred L. (18 March 1922–05 October 2011), civil rights activist, was born Freddie Lee Robinson outside Mount Meigs, Alabama, near Montgomery. His father, Vetter Greene, never...

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Sims, J. Marion

Jane Eliot Sewell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Gynaecology. 1122 words.

Sims, J. Marion (25 January 1813–12 November 1883), pioneer gynecologist, was born James Marion Sims in Lancaster, South Carolina, the son of John Sims, a farmer and hotel keeper, and...

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Thomas Ustick Walter

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture — Art.

(1804–87).

American architect of German descent. A pupil of Strickland and John Haviland, he began to practise on his own from 1831, building (1831–5) the Gothic Moyamensing Gaol...

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Shuttlesworth, Fred Lee (1922 - 2011), Civil Rights Activist, Baptist Clergy

Derek Charles Catsam.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1706 words.

civil rights activist and minister, was born Freddie Lee Robinson in Mt. Meigs, Montgomery County, Alabama, the eldest of Alberta Robinson and Vetter Green's two children. In January...

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Vogelsang, Peter

Lee Passarella.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1403 words.

soldier, was born in New York City. The chief sources of information about his life and career are the official papers of the Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment and...

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Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry Regiment

Thomas D. Mays.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1446 words.

Although the Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Infantry was not the first African American unit to serve or fight in the Civil War, it became the most celebrated black unit of the war owing to...

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Taylor, Robert Robinson (1868 - 1942), Architect, Educator

Ellen Weiss.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1553 words.

the first academically trained African American architect and the first black graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was born in Wilmington, North Carolina, to...

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Washington, Margaret Murray (1861 - 1925), Clubwoman, Organization Founder / Official, Women's Rights Advocate, Magazine and Journal Editor / Publisher

Michelle Rief.

in Black Women in America, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 2383 words.

Margaret Murray Washington was one of the most revered women of her time and her accomplishments are notable. She was a pioneer in the black women's club movement, championed interracial...

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