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eer at Washington, D. C., until 1846, with promotion to first lieutenant in 1845. During the Mexican war he was chief engineer of the army of the West in New Mexico, constructing Fort Marcy at Santa Fe. He afterward served at Washington, and was superintending engineer of the repairs to various forts and the building of Forts Jackson and Pulaski, Georgia, and of the improvement of the Savannah river. In consideration of his continuous service of fourteen years, he was promoted captain, July 1, 1853. After this, as a member of various commissions of engineers, he was continually engaged in fortification work, and the improvement of rivers throughout the South until 1858. From that time he was in charge of the construction of defenses at the entrance of San Francisco bay until June 29, 1861, when he resigned to join the Confederate States army. He was commissioned lieutenant-colonel, corps of engineers, C. S. A., in September, 1861, and was assigned to duty as chief engineer of Dep