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Funkstown in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

This Plot is Dedicated to Public Use

 
 
This Plot is Dedicated to Public Use Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 23, 2008
1. This Plot is Dedicated to Public Use Marker
Inscription.
By the citizens of the Funkstown District in grateful appreciation of the services of those of her citizens who were engaged with the military, navy and marine forces of the United States in the World War.
1914-1918


E. Blanche Hoffmaster, Army Nurse
Mark C. Artz Hugh Artz Bernard R. Ball Jacob L. Bower J. Chester Brewer Leon L. Carr Walter S. Davis
Guy L. Doub Clarence G. Emmert C. Lester Emmert Robert Flynn Paul E. Gigous Samuel D. Green Obed I. Hammond Shull M. Hebb Chester R. Hockenberry George Boryer Hockman Martin Ingram Lester D. Iseminger Merrill J. Iseminger Howard Itnyre Jesse Jacobs Ralph Jacobs Robert G. Kenly Ray Kesselring Clarence A. Lowman Edward McKinsey Lloyd C. Ludy Alexander N. Moore Arthur G. Newcomer Clyde A. Newcomer David R. Newcomer Gorrell V. Newcomer Charles B. Pentony Albert C. Poffenberger Robert Alden Remsberg Wilbur Remsberg John W. Reynold Clarence Lane Sager Frank L. Shank Allen C. Schildknecht Guy Slayman William H. Smith George B. South Robert M. Stockslager Hugh Kirby Troxell Joseph Levi Troxell Garnett Trumpower Charles Ray Williams Guerdon Williams Lloyd Wingert Williams
Colored
Charles E. Clark

"These gallant men of our armed forces have fought
Opposite side of marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 23, 2008
2. Opposite side of marker
for the ideals which they knew to be the ideals of their country" Woodrow Wilson, 1918.

[reverse]
In Memoriam
To those of the Funkstown District
who gave their lives in
the World War, 1914-1918.

John L. Biser, Private Co. B, 115th Infantry, killed in action near Verdun, October 10, 1918.

Rodney E. Dixon, Private Co. E, 313th Infantry, killed in action Meuse-Argonne Drive Sept. 22, 1918.

Herbert A. Ingram, Private Co. D, 313th Infantry, killed in action Meuse-Argonne Drive Setp. 29, 1918.

James B. Newcomer, Sergeant Co. B, 328th Infantry, killed by shrapnel at Pont-A-Meuson, Sept. 18, 1918.

Louis Edward Stockslager, Sergeant 383 M.S.T. Unit, died at Camp Lee, Petersburg, Va., October 4, 1918.

Harry E. Stotlemyer, Private Co. B, 115th Infantry, killed in action Meuse-Argonne Drive, October 16, 1918.

H. Vernon Talbert, Private Co. D, 313th Infantry, wounded September 27, 1918 at Mont-Faucon. Died October 6, 1918.
 
Location. 39° 36.53′ N, 77° 42.317′ W. Marker is in Funkstown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Frederick Road (Alternate U.S. 40) and Baltimore Street (Alternate U.S. 40) on Frederick Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Funkstown MD 21734, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
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By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 23, 2008
3. The marker
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Keller Home (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Baltimore Street (about 500 feet away); Battle of Funkstown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Hospital Site (approx. mile away); M3A1 Light Tank (approx. 0.3 miles away); Building the Funkstown Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); Funkstown Bridge No. 2 (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Funkstown (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Funkstown.
 
Categories. War, World I
 
Detail of statue image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 23, 2008
4. Detail of statue
The Plot image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, March 23, 2008
5. The Plot
With the obligatory artillery piece.
Funkstown District WWII, Korea, and Vietnam Honor Roll image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 26, 2008
6. Funkstown District WWII, Korea, and Vietnam Honor Roll
Killed in Action, WWII -
Howard J. Bowers
John F. Buzzard
Frank Lutz
Ernest L. Troxell.

Killed in Action, Korea -
James E. Cave
Jaems E. Clark
Robert K. Clark
John A. Green
Andrew W. James
John Marshall
Robert R. Schaub
Adam D. Worthington.
Location of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 26, 2008
7. Location of WWII, Korea, and Vietnam Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 24, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,816 times since then and 85 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 24, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.   6, 7. submitted on December 4, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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