Shenandoah County Library Archives

Shenandoah County Library Digital Archives

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Photograph of Samuel Jefferson Artz astride his horse, "Mike".

Samuel Artz was born at the family farm near Edinburg. The beginning of the Civil War found the 24 year old farmer, orphaned and unmarried, ready and willing to enlist with a local…
Portrait of William Harvey Riffey, Confederate Veteran and farmer, from the Woodstock area of the county. His parents were George and Polly (Book) Riffey. He married Sarah (Hollar) Riffey and had many children.

During the Civil War, William H.…
Portrait of George Alva Boyer in his later years. He became the oldest living Confederate Veteran in Woodstock before he died.

During the Civil War, Mr. Boyer served with Company E of the 35th Battalion (also known as White's Battalion) of the…
Studio photograph of Captain John H. Grabill, Confederate veteran, and the first Superintendent of Shenandoah County Public Schools. He was also the publisher of the Shenandoah Herald Newspaper in Woodstock for many years.

John Grabill was the son…
Copy of an older tin-type image of Ephriam Mowery, son of John Mowery. Ephriam served in the Confederate Army in Company G of the 2nd Virginia Infantry. He died on April 14, 1865, in Elmira, N.Y. He is buried in Woodlawn National Cemetery in Elmira…
Photo of a framed oval portrait of Harrison Holt Riddleberger, who served in the Confederate army (CSA) during the American Civil War. He was attached to the 23rd Virginia Cavalry and was later elected a Senator from Virginia.
Photograph showing the Confederate Monument located in the Massanutten Cemetery of Woodstock. Monument is part of "Holly Circle" in that cemetery.
Photograph of an unidentified older man in a suit and standing with his cane by a chair. He is also wearing a Southern Cross of Honor medal on his lapel indicating he is a veteran of the U.S. Civil War.
Portrait of Atwell Frye holding a Confederate flag. He served with the 52 Va. Militia during the Civil War. Mr. Frye was, at one time, the oldest living Confederate soldier in Shenandoah County. He lived in the Pleasant Grove community and had a son…
Unidentified older man, seated next to unidentified older woman. The man is wearing a Southern Cross medal on his lapel indicating he was a Confederate veteran.

Probably a husband and wife.
George Alva Boyer, on the left, was the last Confederate Veteran living in Woodstock. He died in 1935. The other man is also a Boyer, from the Fort Valley. Child is unidentified.
Postcard showing the Confederate Monument at the New Market battlefield
Postcard showing the Confederate Monument on the New Market battlefield.
Postcard with a picture of the Confederate Monument located at Our Soldiers Cemetery in Mt. Jackson Virginia.
Postcard with a picture of the Confederate Monument located at Our Soldiers Cemetery in Mt. Jackson Virginia. Card notes 350 men were buried there, 112 unknown Confederates.
Postcard showing a picture of the Confederate Monument in Strasburg Virginia's Presbyterian Cemetery.
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