(via Confederate entrenchments near McCool’s [i.e. McCoull’s] house)
1,492 Union soldiers and an unknown number of Confederates were buried on the McCoull farm in Spotsylvania county. The sign reads “On fame’s eternal camping ground, their silent tents are spread. & glory guards with solemn round the bivouac of the dead.”

(via Confederate entrenchments near McCool’s [i.e. McCoull’s] house)

1,492 Union soldiers and an unknown number of Confederates were buried on the McCoull farm in Spotsylvania county. The sign reads “On fame’s eternal camping ground, their silent tents are spread. & glory guards with solemn round the bivouac of the dead.”

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