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

Hood's Headquarters Shell Monument

Maj. Gen. John B. Hood

 
 
Hood's Headquarters Shell Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 14, 2008
1. Hood's Headquarters Shell Monument Marker
Inscription.
Headquarters
Longstreet's Corps
Maj. Gen. John B. Hood
Sept. 20, 1863, Noon

 
Erected 1893 by the Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Commission. (Marker Number MT-436.)
 
Location. 34° 55.165′ N, 85° 15.896′ W. Marker is in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, in Walker County. Marker is on Glenn-Kelly Road north of Dyer Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chickamauga GA 30707, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bledsoe's C.S.A. Missouri Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Longstreet's Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); John B. Hood (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Croxton's Brigade. (about 400 feet away); Kershaw's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Van Derveer's Brigade (about 700 feet away); Brannan's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); 15th Georgia Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Oglethorpe.
 
Also see . . .  Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. National Park Service (Submitted on September 25, 2015.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Hood's Headquarters Shell Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 14, 2008
2. Hood's Headquarters Shell Monument Marker
Hood's Headquarters Shell Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2017
3. Hood's Headquarters Shell Monument Marker
View of the Shell Monument looking south along the Glenn-Kelly Road.
Hood's Headquarters Shell Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 27, 2017
4. Hood's Headquarters Shell Monument Marker
View of the Shell Monument looking north along the Glenn-Kelly Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 193 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   3, 4. submitted on August 27, 2017, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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