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Builder of lighthouses

The designer of Fort Sanders, Confederate Gen. Danville Leadbetter, learned his engineering trade at West Point, where he graduated in 1836. He then designed Gulf of Mexico lighthouses, several of which still stand. His work included Sand island, off Mobile; … Continue reading

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