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Capt. Nicholas Clinch

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, October 5, 2008
1. Capt. Nicholas Clinch Marker
Inscription. When called upon by a Union officer to surrender during Sherman`s assault, December 13, 1864, Clinch responded with a blow of his sword. After three sabre, six bayonet, and two gunshot wounds, he was taken.
 
Erected 1963 by Georgia Historical Commission.
 
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. Touch for map. Located at Fort McAllister State Park. 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. 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
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By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Capt. Nicholas Clinch Marker
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”.
 
Also see . . .  Brief History , Captain N. B. Clinch’s Artillery Company (Georgia). Captain Clinch was captured and survived. (Submitted on October 28, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Fort McAllister State Park image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 30, 2008
3. Fort McAllister State Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 28, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,167 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 28, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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