McLean in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
William Whann Mackall
—Confederate States of America —
Resigned Commission to serve with Confederate Army May 1861-April 1865
Adjutant General to General Albert S. Johnston
Commanded at Island No. 10, taken prisoner, later exchanged
Commanded District of the Gulf
Chief-of-staff of the Army of Tennessee, serving under General Joseph E. Johnston,
throughout campaign against General Sherman in Georgia
Dedicated with gratitude and pride
Laura Ratcliffe Chapter 2639, McLean, United Daughters of the Confederacy
January 17, 2009
Erected 2009 by Laura Ratcliffe Chapter 2639, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 38° 55.777′ N, 77° 11.852′ W. Marker is in McLean, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Great Falls Street and Chain Bridge Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in the cemetery for the Lewinsville Presbyterian Church. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Lean VA 22101, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies Battle of Lewinsville (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Laughlin Building (approx. 1.1 miles away); McLean (approx. 1.1 miles away); Benvenue (approx. 1.3 miles away); Salona (approx. 1.4 miles away); Odrick’s Corner (approx. 1.9 miles away); William Watters (approx. 1.9 miles away); First Court House of Fairfax County (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McLean.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers Related to General Mackall
Also see . . .
1. William Whann MacKall. Biography and grave site. (Submitted on June 30, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Thomas ap Catesby Jones. Wikipedia biography of the Commodore. (Submitted on June 30, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Old Sorrell-Weed House. Marker at the house in Savannah where General Mackall's wife Aminta resided before their marriage. (Submitted on June 30, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 30, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,146 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 30, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.