Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument
General Braxton Bragg
Army of Tennessee.
General Braxton Bragg.
September 20, 1863.
Erected 1893 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-1086.)
Location. 34° 55.568′ N, 85° 14.077′ W. Marker is in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Catoosa County. Marker can be reached from Brotherton Road 0.3 miles west of Jays Mill Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at the end of a narrow clearing that stretches about 350 feet south of Brotherton Road. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Oglethorpe GA 30742, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Field Headquarters - Army of Tennessee (here, next to this marker); 1st Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 30th Georgia Infantry (about 400 feet away); Wilson's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Liddell's Brigade (about 600 feet away); 74th Indiana Infantry 10th Indiana Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 14th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
More about this marker. This monument is a pyramid of cannon balls at the end of the clearing. It a short distance off the NPS General Bragg Walking Trail which crosses Brotherton Road just west of the clearing.
Also see . . .
1. General Bragg Trail (pdf file). Description of various General Bragg-related sites along a 5 mile walking trail. (Submitted on September 6, 2013, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia.)
2. Gen Braxton Bragg at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 18, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
3. National Park Service List of Classified Structures. This is a link to information provided by the National Park Service regarding this particular monument. (Submitted on October 26, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2013, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page has been viewed 459 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 6, 2013, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. 2. submitted on October 26, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 3. submitted on September 6, 2013, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. 4, 5. submitted on October 26, 2016, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. 6. submitted on July 1, 2017, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 7. submitted on July 13, 2014, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.