Historic Markers Across Georgia

Capt. Nicholas Clinch

Marker ID: GHC 
Location: At Fort McAllister
County: Bryan
Coordinates: N 31° 53.400    W 081° 11.904
  31.89    -81.1984
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1QZ8
Capt. Nicholas Clinch  Marker  


When called upon by a Union officer to surrender during Sherman´s assault, December 13, 1864, Clinch responded with a blow of his sword. After three sabre, six bayonet, and two gunshot wounds, he was taken.

Georgia Historical Commission 1963