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George Bates Nichols Tower (1834 – 1889)[1] was an American civil and mechanical engineer and Union naval officer during the American Civil War.[2] He served for at least part of his term of service on the USS Canandaigua as chief engineer.[3] He was also a Chandler Instructor in civil engineering at Dartmouth College.[2]

In 1874, he wrote Instructions on Modern American Bridge Building.[2]

References

  1. ^ Daughters of the American Revolution (1928). Lineage Book. Daughters of the American Revolution.  
  2. ^ a b c Tower, George Bates Nichols (1874). Instructions on Modern American Bridge Building. Boston, Massachusetts: A. Williams & Company. http://books.google.com/books?id=aNVMrlvpifMC&printsec=titlepage&dq=%22George+Bates+Nichols+Tower%22.  
  3. ^ "Officers of Navy Yards, Shore Stations, and Vessels, 1 January 1865". Naval Historical Center. 1998-06-12. http://www.history.navy.mil/wars/cw/sasquad1.htm. Retrieved 2007-05-27.   (Source: Register of the Commissioned, Warrant, and Volunteer Officers of the Navy of the United States, Including Officers of the Marine Corps and Others, to January 1, 1865. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1865.)

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