New Market in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Post-Appomattox Tragedy Monument
[Sign at the base of the monument:]
The monument in front of you replaced an existing wooden pillar.
The inscriptions on the monument read:
On the side facing you — East
Company D 7th Virginia Cavalry
were here executed on June 27, 1865
by order of Lt. Col. Huzzy 192d, O.V.M.I.
The right side as you face the monument — North
at their homes in Page Co., brought here and shot
On the left side as you face the monument — South
On the rear as you face the monument — West
Topics and series. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Law Enforcement • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list. A significant historical date for this entry is June 27, 1865.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4721 Old Valley Pike, New Market VA 22844, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Summers & Koontz Monument (here, next to this marker); DuPont at Rude’s Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); The Summers & Koontz Executions (within shouting distance of this marker); Post-Appomattox Tragedy (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Noah Richard Proctor (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cavalry Engagement (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rude’s Hill (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rude’s Hill Action (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Market.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2020. This page has been viewed 131 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 18, 2020.