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Near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Edward A. King

 
 
Edward A. King Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, September 14, 1999
1. Edward A. King Marker
Inscription.
Edward A. King

Colonel 68th Indiana

Commanding Second Brigade

Reynold's Division

Killed here at 5:00 P.M.

September 20, 1863

 
Erected by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield Commission. (Marker Number 466.)
 
Location. 34° 55.652′ N, 85° 15.442′ W. Marker is near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker is on Battleline Road half a mile south of Alexander Bridge Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The marker is on a trail leading west for 300 feet from a pair of cannons along Battleline Road. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Oglethorpe GA 30742, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 10th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Kentucky Infantry (USA) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hazen's Brigade (about 300 feet away); 9th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away); 41st Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 6th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 74th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away); 36th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
More about this marker.
Edward A. King Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, September 14, 1999
2. Edward A. King Marker
beside Kelly Field. The Kelly cabin is in the distance.
The marker is a pyramid of cannonballs at the eastern edge of Kelly's Field and is visible from the road.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Edward A. King Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 9, 2016
3. Edward A. King Marker
A close-up view of the text on the Edward A. King, mortuary monument.
Edward A. King Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 9, 2016
4. Edward A. King Marker
View of the Edward A. King mortuary monument.
Edward A. King Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 9, 2016
5. Edward A. King Marker
View of the directional sign for the Edward A. King, mortuary monument, as seen from Battleline Road.
Edward A. King Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 9, 2016
6. Edward A. King Marker
View of the directional sign for the Edward A. King, mortuary monument seen in the foreground, and the Edward A. King mortuary monument seen in the distant background.
Kelly Cabin image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, September 14, 1999
7. Kelly Cabin
Zoom shot across Kelly's Field from the King marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia.   3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   6. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   7. submitted on , by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on August 15, 2016.
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