Capt. John McCrady

Capt. John McCrady (HM87N)

Location: Richmond Hill, GA 31324 Bryan County
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N 31° 53.395', W 81° 11.905'

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Designer of Fort McAllister

Charlestonian, a student of Agassiz at Harvard, then professor of mathematics at the College of Charleston, he resigned his position at the outbreak of the war and became an officer in the Confederate engineers. Transferred to Savannah he spent his efforts surrounding that city with an extensive ring of defenses.The rest of his life was academic. He returned to his old professorship in Charleston, later became assistant to Agassiz, then professor of biology at the University of the South, Sewannee, Tennessee.
HM NumberHM87N
Year Placed1963
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 7:49am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17R E 481236 N 3528251
Decimal Degrees31.88991667, -81.19841667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 53.395', W 81° 11.905'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 53' 23.70" N, 81° 11' 54.30" W
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Area Code(s)229, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3894 Fort McAllister Rd, Richmond Hill GA 31324, US
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