Member Spotlight Found in Brady Civil War Photos The National Archives Brady Civil War Photos Location: Brady Civil War PhotosB-4077 Gen. Montgomery C. Meigs.
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Brigadier General Montgomery Cunningham Meigs

Brigadier General Montgomery C. Meigs commanded the garrison at Arlington House and appropriated the grounds on June 15, 1864 for use as a military cemetery. Based on his recommendation, Arlington National Cemetery was created in 1864

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