At Bay another Day
— Gettysburg Campaign —The Confederate presence at Funkstown threatened any Union advance against Gen. Robert E. Lee's position near Williamsport and the Potomac River as he retreated to Virginia after the Battle of Gettysburg. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's cavalry, posted at Funkstown, posed a serious risk to the Federal right and rear if the Union army lunged west from Boonsboro.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Maryland Civil War Trails series|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 3:35am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 267913 N 4386914|
|Decimal Degrees||39.60055000, -77.70305000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 36.033', W 77° 42.183'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 36' 1.98" N, 77° 42' 10.98" W|
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|Area Code(s)||240, 301|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 10224 Old National Pike, Hagerstown MD 21740, US|
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