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Since one of the earliest known photographs of the U.S. Capitol in 1846,...

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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Captain Montgomery C. Meigs
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