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The United States Army Corps of Engineers and the Construction of the Washington Monument

by Louis Torres

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Published by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture,
  • History Of Art / Art & Design Styles,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • History - General,
  • U.S. Architecture - General,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages156
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8272426M
    ISBN 100898754801
    ISBN 109780898754803
    OCLC/WorldCa53378737

    Get this from a library! The Corps of Engineers: construction in the United States. [Lenore Fine; Jesse A Remington] -- Military construction as performed first by the Quartermaster Corps and then, during the war, by the Corps of Engineers, included such varied projects as . The mission of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is to deliver vital public and military engineering services; partnering in peace and war to strengthen our nation’s security, energize the economy and reduce risks from disasters. About the Army Geospatial Center Website Website.

      The Corps of Engineers also built the Washington Monument, which opened in , and they supervised construction of the Panama Canal, which opened in Reading 2 was complied from Report no. , House of Representatives, 43d Congress, 1st Sess., and from Louis D. Torres, The United States Army Corps of Engineers and the Construction of the Washington Monument (Washington, D.C.: Historical Division, Office of Administrative Services, Office of the Chief of Engineers, ).

      In this issue: Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, the Army’s chief of engineers and commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, took office in May , accepting responsibility for much of America’s aging infrastructure in the midst of government cuts. Construction on the future United States Army Corps of Engineers Far East District headquarters building began as ground was ceremonially broken June 20 on land adjacent to U.S. Army Garrison Humphreys. U.S. Army Engineer Monument Unveiling. Monument unveiling in honor of the U.S. Army Engineer units at the Hantan River Spa Hotel in.


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