Destruction of the C.S.S. Nashville

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

Location: Richmond Hill, GA 31324 Bryan County
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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.
HM NumberHM7E4
Year Placed1963
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 9:12pm PDT -07:00
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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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