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Georgetown in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lillie Mackall

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, September 15, 2013
1. Lillie Mackall Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of Ann Lillie Mackall,
friend of Rose O'Neal Greenhow
and brave-hearted Confederate
courier, who Died December 12, 1861,
Aged 22 years

 
Erected by District Of Columbia United Daughters Of The Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 38° 54.761′ N, 77° 3.477′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from R Street Northwest east of 29th Street Northwest, on the left when traveling east. Marker is in lot 437 in the Chapel Valley section of Oak Hill Cemetery near the R Street Wall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2814 R Street Northwest, Washington DC 20007, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Evermay" (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Parrott Ropewalk (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dumbarton House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Georgetown Refuge (approx. 0.2 miles away); Herring Hill
Lillie Mackall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 15, 2013
2. Lillie Mackall Marker
(approx. mile away); Watching the Flames (approx. mile away); South Lawn (approx. mile away); Diplomacy (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Also see . . .  Map of Oak Hill Cemetery. This marker is number 19 on the map. (Submitted on September 19, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Lillie Mackall
Lillie Mackall was a loyal associate of the more famous Confederate spy Rose O'Neal Greenhow. Lillie's main espionage activity was skulking around the Capitol and other federal buildings listening to overhear stray conversations. She joined Mrs. Greenhow in house arrest at "Fort Greenhow" as Pinkerton called Mrs. Greenhow's 16th Street house and smuggled messages out. In late 1861, Lillie caught cold and died on the 12th of December at age 22. (Laura Linney played Lillie Mackall in the 1993 made-for-TV movie "The Class of '61.'")
    — Submitted September 19, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

 
Additional keywords.
Lillie Mackall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 15, 2013
3. Lillie Mackall Marker
Espionage
 
Categories. War, US CivilWomen
 
Lot 437 marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, September 15, 2013
4. Lot 437 marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 431 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 19, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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