Funkstown, Md., is a small city nestled right into a bend of Antietam Creek, simply barely southeast of Hagerstown. Though interstates and fashionable improvement are close by, the downtown nonetheless retains the small really feel it had when it hosted the July 10, 1863, Battle of Funkstown in the course of the Accomplice retreat from Gettysburg.
That imply little scrape initially pitted Brig. Gen. John Buford’s troopers towards J.E.B. Stuart’s cavalrymen, however issues heated up and a brigade of Vermont infantry was fed into the fray, solely to be met by Brig. Gen. George Anderson’s Georgia Brigade. Main Henry McDaniel of the eleventh Georgia Infantry fell wounded, and was delivered to this home, referred to as the Keller House in the course of the conflict.
When the preventing ended on July 10, the Accomplice rear guard held. Main McDaniel was captured and hospitalized. He survived, nevertheless, and have become a Governor of Georgia.
You, too, can recuperate after an extended day of labor on this circa 1800 home with greater than 2,700 sq. toes situated at 32 E. Baltimore Road, and provided at $550,000. The house sits on a nook lot, one of many largest parcels in Funkstown.
Learn Kent Masterson Brown’s Retreat From Gettysburg within the shaded yard with mature timber, or after the climate turns chilly, in entrance of one of many residence’s 4 fireplaces. Pubs, vintage retailers, and Antietam Creek are a brief stroll from the home, whereas Antietam Nationwide Battlefield is a brief drive, and Gettysburg and Monocacy aren’t far.