July 10, 1863After 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.
|Placed By||The Maryland Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 7:24am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 267741 N 4387597|
|Decimal Degrees||39.60665000, -77.70528333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 36.399', W 77° 42.317'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 36' 23.94" N, 77° 42' 19.02" W|
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|Area Code(s)||240, 301|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 112-198 E Green St, Hagerstown MD 21740, US|
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