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Bryan County Historical Markers

Capt. Nicholas Clinch


  • Source: David Seibert
  • Marker: Capt. Nicholas Clinch
  • Location: Fort McAllister State Park

CAPT. NICHOLAS CLINCH

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