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Bryan County Historical Markers

Cheves’ Rice Mill


  • Source: David Seibert
  • Marker: Cheves’ Rice Mill
  • Location: Fort McAllister State Park

CHEVES’ RICE MILL

From the roof of Cheves’ rice mill (2 1/2 miles across the Ogeechee in the direction of the arrow) General Sherman and his staff watched the reduction of Fort McAllister, sunset, December 13, 1864.

GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1963