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Machinery From The C.S.S. Nashville

 
 
Machinery From The C.S.S. Nashville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 5, 2008
1. Machinery From The C.S.S. Nashville Marker
Inscription. These portions of rotating machinery were removed, in 1960, from the wreck of the Confederate blockade runner Nashville, sunk in the Ogeechee River by shell fire from the U.S.S. Montauk in Feb. 1863. These relics give some conception of the power of the Nashville's engine.
 
Erected 1964 by Georgia Historical Commission.
 
Location. 31° 53.361′ N, 81° 12′ W. Marker is in Richmond Hill, Georgia, in Bryan County. Marker is on Fort McAllister Road. Click for map. At Visitor Center parking lot at Fort McAllister. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond Hill GA 31324, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Guale Village at Seven-Mile Bend (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sinking of the CSS ''Nashville (Rattlesnake)" (about 400 feet away); Destruction of the C.S.S. Nashville (about 400 feet away); C.S.S. Nashville (about 400 feet away); Fort McAllister The Naval Bombardments (about 400 feet away); Fort McAllister The Assault From The Rear (about 500 feet away); Capt. John McCrady (about 500 feet away); Major John B. Gallie (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond Hill.
 
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Machinery From The C.S.S. Nashville image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Machinery From The C.S.S. Nashville
 CSS Nashville. The Nashville was a 1221-ton side-wheel steamer from the Naval Historical Center (Submitted on October 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
Machinery From The C.S.S. Nashville image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. Machinery From The C.S.S. Nashville
Machinery From The C.S.S. Nashville image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. Machinery From The C.S.S. Nashville
Diorama of the Montauk's Gun turret, at Museum image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
5. Diorama of the Montauk's Gun turret, at Museum
After several attempts, the iron clad Montauk succeeded in destroying the Nashville on the 28th of February, 1863. The Nashville had run aground on a sandbar at 7 Mile Bend on the Ogeechee River, while the Montauk was located at Harvey's Cut, near the entrance to the Atlantic Ocean- both in plain view of the fort.
Machinery From The C.S.S. Nashville, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 30, 2008
6. Machinery From The C.S.S. Nashville, Marker
Machinery From The C.S.S. Nashville image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, December 29, 2011
7. Machinery From The C.S.S. Nashville
Machinery From The C.S.S. Nashville image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, December 29, 2011
8. Machinery From The C.S.S. Nashville
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,362 times since then and 112 times this year. Last updated on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   7, 8. submitted on , by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on November 26, 2016.
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