Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument

Sept 10 - 17, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga

Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2008/07/05 14:03:31
1. Bragg's Headquarters Shell Monument
Located at the old Chattooga Academy, on N. Main (US 27) St at Wardlaw St., LaFayette, GA. 

Army of Tennessee
Gen. Braxton Bragg Comd'g.
In this city
Sept. 10th to 17th 1863.

Allegiance: Confederate
Type: Monument
Level: Individual
Military Arm: None Selected

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° 42.5207  W 85° 16.8546. Map it

The monument is located outside of the park.

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This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-1084.

Comments about this monument:
This is a standard shell monument designating a headquarters. The monument is a 6'2" square at base and 6' high 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 HQ site. Base of pyramid is made up of artillery shells: 8 wide X 8 deep. It has 8 layers. This monument is located in the City of LaFayette, GA.


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