Destruction of the C.S.S. Nashville

Destruction of the C.S.S. Nashville (HM7E4)

Location: Richmond Hill, GA 31324 Bryan County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 53.39', W 81° 11.939'

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The swift Confederate blockade runner Nashville ( renamed Rattlesnake) was destroyedby the monitor Montauk, February 28, 1863, after she went aground on a sandbar in a hairpin bendof the Ogeechee River. The engagement was a three- waybattle with the guns of the fort ( McAllister) firing on the Montauk and the Montauk concentratingon the Nashville. The wreck of the Nashville lies in the direction of the arrow, approximately 1200 yards.
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HM NumberHM7E4
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Year Placed1963
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 9:12pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 481182 N 3528241
Decimal Degrees31.88983333, -81.19898333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 53.39', W 81° 11.939'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 53' 23.40" N, 81° 11' 56.34" W
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Area Code(s)229, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3745-3779 GA-144 Spur, Richmond Hill GA 31324, US
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