Monument

Hans C. Heg Memorial Shell Monument

Sept. 19, 1863, 4 pm

Battle of Chickamauga



Hans C. Heg Memorial Shell Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/09/24 15:04:00
1. Hans C. Heg Memorial Shell Monument
 

Inscription:
Hans C. Heg
Colonel 15th Wisconsin,
Commanding 3d Brigade,
Davis Division,
Mortally Wounded Here
About 4 P.M. September 19, 1863.



Hans C. Heg Memorial Shell Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/09/24 15:03:18
2. Hans C. Heg Memorial Shell Monument
 


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


This monument markers the location of a were the solder was killed or wounded.


Location of the monument:
This monument is visible from the road. It is located at N 34° 54.2241  W 85° 15.7261. Map it

Parking is available on Lafayette Road near  N 34° 54.2339  W 85° 15.7136 .



Other nearby monuments on the Battle of Chickamauga Battlefield.







NPS/SIRIS Data:
This monument is recorded in the National Park Service database as structure MT-424.



Comments about this monument:
This is a standard Memorial shell monument indicating the location of a where an 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.


Hans C. Heg Memorial Shell Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Byron Hooks, on 2009/09/24 15:04:10
3. Hans C. Heg Memorial Shell Monument
 
Hans C. Heg Memorial Shell Monument, click photo to enlarge.
By Dale K. Benington, on
4. Hans C. Heg Memorial Shell Monument
A distant view, looking west, of the memorial monument, situated a short distance (200 feet) off the main roadway, down in a valley, beside a small stream. 


Credits:

This page originally submitted by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, GA, on July 26, 2017. This page has been viewed 6 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 26, 2017. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4 were submitted on 07/26/2017 by Byron Hooks.


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