The Battle of BoonsboroTwo U.S. Cavalry divisions repulsed five rebel cavalry brigades in a day-long fight north of Boonsboro on July 8, 1863. The South Mountain passes remained open to the Federal Army in pursuit of the Confederates retreating from Gettyburg via Hagerstown to Williamsport.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Maryland: Washington County Historical Advisory Committee series|
|Placed By||Washington County Historical Advisory Committee|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 5:26pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 271239 N 4378155|
|Decimal Degrees||39.52260000, -77.66133333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 31.356', W 77° 39.68'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 31' 21.36" N, 77° 39' 40.80" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 7533-7539 US-40 ALT, Boonsboro MD 21713, US|
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