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Meigs, Montgomery C. (Montgomery Cunningham) (1816-1892) to: his son.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07059.07 Author/Creator: Meigs, Montgomery C. (Montgomery Cunningham) (1816-1892) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 186[0's]/12/18 Pagination: 1 p. + docket.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07059.07 Author/Creator: Meigs, Montgomery C. (Montgomery Cunningham) (1816-1892) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 186[0's]/12/18 Pagination: 1 p. + docket.

Background Information: sixe 1. Items 22, 53, 70, and 71 are separately in a container

People: Meigs, John Rodgers, 1842-1864

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryUnion GeneralUnion ForcesChildren and Family

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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