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

Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument

General Braxton Bragg

 
 
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By David Graff, September 14, 1999
1. Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument
Inscription.
Headquarters

Army of Tennessee.

General Braxton Bragg.

September 20, 1863.

 
Erected 1893 by Chickamauga-Chattanooga National Battlefield 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.
 
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 (approx. 0.2 miles away); 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.
 
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Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 22, 2016
2. Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument
Close-up view of the headquarters plaque that is affixed to the pyramid of cannon balls monument that symbolizes the location of a command headquarters.
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
 
Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, September 14, 1999
3. Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument
Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 22, 2016
4. Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument
Close-up view of the pyramid of cannon balls monument that symbolizes the location of a command headquarters.
Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 22, 2016
5. Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument
View of the headquarters tablet situated next to the featured pyramid of cannon balls monument.
General Braxton Bragg Marker image. Click for full size.
By Thomas Onions, October 12, 2010
6. General Braxton Bragg Marker
This is the gravesite of Braxton Bragg in the Magnolia Cemetery in Mobile, Alabama.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2013, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 37 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 13, 2014, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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