Richmond Hill in Bryan County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Hazen's Division at the Canoochee River
On the 8th, Hazen reached Bryan Court House accompanied by Gen. Osterhaus and supported by Woods' division, which was posted near Fort Argyle on the Ogeechee. Learning of an abandoned ferry site downstream from the bridge, Hazen sent a party across during the night, flanked the position at the bridge, and forced the defenders to fall back toward "Cross Roads" (Richmond Hill). At dawn, the bridge was repaired and two brigades crossed. One moved to Station No. 2 (Way's), the other to Station No. 3 (Fleming), to break
Erected 1959 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 015-12.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission, and the Shermans March to the Sea marker series.
Location. 31° 58.371′ N, 81° 22.631′ W. Marker is in Richmond Hill, Georgia, in Bryan County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 144 and County Route 67, on the right when traveling west on State Highway 144. Touch for map. Located 4.2 miles West of US 17 on Fort Stewart Military Installation. 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 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Argyle (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort McAllister (approx. 4.1 miles away); "Dead Town" of Hardwicke (approx. 4.1 miles away); Courthouse Annex (approx. 4.2 miles away); Ways Station (approx. 4.4 miles away); Henry Ford at Richmond Hill (approx. 4½ miles away); J. F. Gregory (approx. 4.6 miles away); Robert E. Lee (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond Hill.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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