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Funkstown in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Funkstown
July 10, 1863
 
Battle of Funkstown Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
1. Battle of Funkstown Marker
 
Inscription. After Gettysburg, in order to mask entrenching operations along the Potomac river by General R. E. Lee, Confederate troops, led by General J.E.B. Stuart, engaged Union forces under General John Buford. The day-long battle east of the road resulted in 479 casualties. The Chaney house served s a hospital and at the Keller home Major H.D. McDaniel, later Governor of Georgia, survived his wounds.
 
Erected by the Maryland Historical Society.
 
Location. 39° 36.399′ N, 77° 42.317′ W. Marker is in Funkstown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Old National Pike (Alternate U.S. 40) and Green Street, on the left when traveling west on Old National Pike. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Funkstown MD 21734, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Plot is Dedicated to Public Use (approx. 0.2 miles away); Keller Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Baltimore Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Hospital Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); M3A1 Light Tank (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Funkstown.
 
Battle of Funkstown Marker Photo, Click for full size
By J. J. Prats, June 2, 2006
2. Battle of Funkstown Marker
 
 
Chaney House Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, July 21, 2007
3. Chaney House
 
 
The Keller House Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, July 21, 2007
4. The Keller House
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,740 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 3, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on July 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
 
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