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Cheves' Rice Mill

 
 
Cheves' Rice Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 5, 2008
1. Cheves' Rice Mill Marker
Inscription.  From the roof of Cheves' rice mill (2 1/2 miles across the Ogeechee in the direction of the arrow) General Sherman and his staff watched the reduction of Fort McAllister, sunset, December 13, 1864.
 
Erected 1963 by Georgia Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is December 13, 1882.
 
Location. 31° 53.489′ N, 81° 11.77′ W. Marker is in Richmond Hill, Georgia, in Bryan County. Marker can be reached from Fort McAllister Road. Located in Fort McAllister State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond Hill GA 31324, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Capt. Nicholas Clinch (here, next to this marker); Damage From Naval Bombardments (a few steps from this marker); Obstruction of River (within shouting distance of this marker); Position of the Monitors (within shouting distance of this marker); Columbiad (within shouting distance of this marker); Major Gallie's Gun (within shouting distance of this marker);
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By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Cheves' Rice Mill Marker
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Confederate Land Mines (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tom Cat (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond Hill.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Seventh Iowa Veteran Volunteer Infantry During the Civil War By Henry I. Smith. Page 205-207
Mention of Cheves' mill and action on Ft. McAllister (Submitted on October 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Cheves' Rice Mill across the Ogeechee River, opposite Ft. McAllister image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 5, 2008
3. Cheves' Rice Mill across the Ogeechee River, opposite Ft. McAllister
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,295 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 24, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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