Richmond Hill in Bryan County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Capt. Nicholas Clinch
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, 1885.
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 at 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. Cheves' Rice Mill (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); 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.
Regarding Capt. Nicholas Clinch. Captain Clinch's Artillery Company, comprised primarily of former 4th Georgia men, were all captured or killed there, [Fort McAllister], and Captain N.B. Clinch was severely wounded, along with a goodly portion of his men.
Younger brother of C.S.A. Colonel Duncan L. Clinch, Jr., of Camden County, - “Clinch’s 4th Georgia Cavalry”.
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