Closeup of the marker reproducing the inscriptions of the Post-Appomattox Tragedy Monument

Closeup of the marker reproducing the inscriptions of the Post-Appomattox Tragedy Monument

The monument in front of you replaced an existing wooden pillar.

 

The inscriptions on the monument read:

 

On the side facing you - east

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.

 

On the right side as you face the monument - North

Without the priviledge of any kind of trial they having been arrested at their homes in Page Co. brought here and shot.

 

Pn the left side as you face the monument - south

Erected in 1893 by friends under the supervision of Capt. T.J. Adams

 

On the rear as you face the monument - west
No inscription.