Meade, George Gordon (18151872)

Meade, George Gordon, American general, born at Cadiz, son of an American merchant; he passed through West Point and joined the engineers; he served in the Mexican War, became captain and major, and was employed surveying and lighthouse building till the Civil War; in it, first in command of volunteers and afterwards as general in the regular army, he distinguished himself chiefly by frustrating Lee in 1863; after the war he continued in the service till his death at Philadelphia (18151872).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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