Monument

Edward A. King Memorial Shell Monument

Sept. 20, 1863

Battle of Chickamauga



Edward A. King Memorial Shell Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/09/24 12:01:39
1. Edward A. King Memorial Shell Monument
 
Inscription:
Edward A. King

Colonel 68th Indiana

Commanding Second Brigade

Reynold's Division

Killed here at 5:00 P.M.

September 20, 1863



Edward A. King Memorial Shell Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/09/24 12:01:30
2. Edward A. King Memorial Shell Monument
 


Classification
Allegiance: Union
Type: Monument
Level: Individual
Military Arm: None Selected




Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 55.6676  W 85° 15.4634. Map it

Parking is available on Battleline Road .


To reach this monument:
There is a directional sign on the west side of Battleline Road directing you to the shell monument.



Other nearby monuments on the battlefield

There are 15 monuments nearby.

Route of Croxton’s Brigade Sign (about 125 feet away) ; 10th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (about 165 feet away) ; 20th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery Plaque (about 175 feet away) ; To Opening of the Battle Sign. (about 184 feet away) ; 6th Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Vols) Marker (about 248 feet away) ; 74th Indiana Infantry Regiment Marker (about 254 feet away) ; 23rd Kentucky Infantry Regiment (US Vols) Marker (about 275 feet away) ; Hazen's Brigade Plaque (about 275 feet away) ; Grose's Brigade Plaque (about 278 feet away) ; 24th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (about 278 feet away) ; 124th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (about 284 feet away) ; 6th Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (about 328 feet away) ; 41st Ohio Infantry Regiment Marker (about 329 feet away) ; 20th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery Monument (about 339 feet away) ; 1st Ohio Light Artillery, Battery F, Monument (about 411 feet away) . Map all of the Monuments on the battlefield.


Distinctive geographic/terrain features at the markers location:
Kelly Field






Comments about this monument:
This is a standard Memorial shell monument indicating the location of a where a officer was wounded / killed. The monument was designed by E. E. Betts and constructed between 1893 and 1895. This shell monument is 14'10" per side at base and 10' high, the monument consists of a pyramid of cannonballs set in cement & painted black, resting on a triangular molded limestone base. Attached to pyramid is a painted metal plaque identifying the site.


Edward A. King Memorial Shell Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/09/24 12:01:47
3. Edward A. King Memorial Shell Monument
Kelly Field is visible in the background. 
Edward A. King Memorial Shell Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Dale K. Benington, on
4. Edward A. King Memorial Shell Monument
View of the directional sign for the Edward A. King, mortuary monument seen in the foreground, and the Edward A. King mortuary monument seen in the distant background. 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on July 16, 2017. This page has been viewed 2 time(s) since then. This page has been updated 0 time(s) since then. BG Hooks was the editor who published this page on July 16, 2017. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 07/16/2017 by Byron Hooks.


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