Historic Markers Across Georgia



Machinery From the C.S.S. Nashville



Marker ID: GHC 
Location: At Fort McAllister
County: Bryan
Coordinates: N 31° 53.338    W 081° 11.983
  31.888966    -81.19971
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1QZ2
Machinery From the C.S.S. Nashville  Marker  



Text:

These portions of rotating machinery were removed, 1960, from the wreck of the Confederate blockade runner NASHVILLE, sunk in the Ogeechee River by shell fire from the U.S.S. MONTAUK in Feb., 1863. These relics give some conception of the power of the NASHVILLE´s engine.

Georgia Historical Commission 1964



Machinery From The C.S.S. Nashville
Machinery From the C.S.S. Nashville
Photo by Mike Stroud


Notes:

Wikipedia - CSS Nashville (1861)

Wikipedia - USS Montauk

Wikipedia - Fort McAllister

Historic marker DB - Machinery From The C.S.S. Nashville

 

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