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Captain Montgomery Meigs hired

In 1853, at the beginning of President Franklin Pierce's administration, the War Department was given control of the Capitol extension project and Captain Montgomery C. Meigs was placed in charge.

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1853
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Captain Montgomery C. Meigs
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