New Market in Shenandoah County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Summers & Koontz Monument
Capt. Geo. W. Summers and Sergt. Newton Koontz Company D 7th Virginia Cavalry were here executed on June 27, 1865, by order of Lt. Col. Huzzy 192d, O.V.M.I.
Without the privilege of any kind of trial: They having been arrested at their homes in Page Co., brought here and shot
Erected in 1893 by friends under the supervision of Capt. T.J. Adams
Erected 1893 by Friends under the supervision of Capt. T.J. Adams.
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 27, 1865.
Location. 38° 41.587′ N, 78° 39.014′ W. Marker is in New Market, Virginia, in Shenandoah County. Memorial is on Old Valley Pike (U.S. 11) north of Monument Lane (Virginia Route 828), on the left when traveling north. Monument is located at the end of a short pathway west of the roadside markers. 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. The Post-Appomattox Tragedy Monument (here, next to this marker); DuPont at Rude’s HillThe 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 April 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 8, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.