Near New Market in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
In Memory of Noah Richard Proctor
Resting somewhere in this cemetery
— Born March 24th 1839 - Died March 22nd 1920 —
Noah enlisted May 18th 1861 with Company G 33rd Virginia Infantry Confederate States of America. On September 28th 1862 he transferred to Company K 12th Virginia Cavalry with whom he remained throughout the war.
He helped make the first infantry charge of the war at 1st Manassas. Noah was in many skirmishes & battles during the war. Some of the more notable ones are 2nd Manassas, Sharpsburg, Brandy Station, Gettysburg, Trevillians Station, Wilderness. He also helped make the final cavalry charge at Appomattox. Noah was paroled at Winchester Virginia on April 19th 1865.
Erected 2005 by Great Grand Nephew Quentin Silone Proctor & Great Grant Nephew Marvin L. Polk III.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 19, 1865.
Location. 38° 41.693′ N, 78° 38.964′ W. Marker is near New Market, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Valley Pike (U.S. 11) and Smith Creek Road (Virginia Route 620), on the right when travelingTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8860 Smith Creek Rd, 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 (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Post-Appomattox Tragedy Monument (about 700 feet away); DuPont at Rude’s Hill (about 800 feet away); The Summers & Koontz Executions (about 800 feet away); Post-Appomattox Tragedy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cavalry Engagement (approx. half a mile away); Rude’s Hill (approx. half a mile away); Rude’s Hill Action (approx. half a mile 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, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.