The McCoull House

The McCoull House (HM6MP)

Location: Spotsylvania, VA 22553 Spotsylvania County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 13.211', W 77° 35.995'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 83 views
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Inscription

— The Battle of Spotsylvania Court House —

This was the home of farmer Neil McCoull and his unmarried sisters Mary, Eliza, and Milly. McCoull's farm was typical of those that dotted Spotsylvania County: a few hundred acres that produced a modest income from corn and other grains. Like his neighbors the Harrisons, McCoul owned slaves, a circumstance common to more than half of Spotsylvania's residents.

Around the house stood a kitchen and other outbuildings. Simple dirt roads connected the McCoulls to their neighbors the Harrisons (to the south) and Landrams (0.75 mile north). Neil McCoull was absent during the fighting here in May 1864, but his sisters survived the battle by taking shelter in the basement of the house. When they emerged, they found a landscape dominated by death.
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Details
HM NumberHM6MP
Tags
Placed ByFredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park - National Park Service - U.S. Dept. of the Interior
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 1:42am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 272399 N 4233441
Decimal Degrees38.22018333, -77.59991667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 13.211', W 77° 35.995'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 13' 12.66" N, 77° 35' 59.70" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 41255 McCoull Dr, Spotsylvania VA 22553, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. This marker needs at least one picture.
  2. Is this marker part of a series?
  3. What historical period does the marker represent?
  4. What historical place does the marker represent?
  5. What type of marker is it?
  6. What class is the marker?
  7. What style is the marker?
  8. Does the marker have a number?
  9. What year was the marker erected?
  10. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  11. Is the marker in the median?