Civil War Battlefield Monuments
Longstreet's Headquarters Shell Monument
Battle of Chickamauga
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:22:57
1. Longstreet's Headquarters Shell Monument
Lieut, Gen. James Longstreet
Sept. 20, 1863, Afternoon
By Byron Hooks, on 2011/03/02 15:22:33
2. Longstreet's Headquarters Shell Monument
Military Arm: Combined Arms
This monument markers the location of a headquarters.
Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.0458 W 85° 16.128.
Parking is available on Dyer Road near N 34° 55.0371 W 85° 16.111
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure
Comments about this monument:
This monument was built between 1893 and 1895. It has 6'2" square at base and 5' high, the monument consists of a pyramid of cannonballs set in cement & painted black, resting on a molded limestone base. Attached to base is a painted metal plaque identifying the headquarters site. The pyramid's square base is 7 shells wide and 7 shells deep. It is 7 layers tall.
By Byron Hooks, on 2014-08-12
3. Longstreet's Headquarters Shell Monument
This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on August 12, 2014. This page has been viewed 249 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 1 time(s) since then. The page was last updated by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on May 20, 2017. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on August 12, 2014.
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