Noyes, Wallace William
Age: 22, credited to Montpelier, VT
Unit(s): 2nd VT INF
Service: substitute - enl 7/21/63, m/i 7/21/63, PVT, Co. F, 2nd VT INF, wdd, Petersburg, 4/2/65, m/o 10/21/65 (Medal of Honor)
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Birth: 04/23/1846, Montpelier, VT
Burial: Cutler Cemetery, East Montpelier, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 7891706
Alias?: None noted
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
Great Grandfather of Kimberley Morse, Barre, VT
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Cutler Cemetery, East Montpelier, VT
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This soldier was awarded the Medal of Honor
William Wallace Noyes
Rank and Organization: Private, Co. F, 2nd Vermont Infantry.
Place and date: Spotsylvania, VA, 12 May 1864.
Entered service at: Montpelier.
Born: 23 Apr 1846, Montpelier.
Died: 1 Jul 1910.
Buried: Cutler Cemetery, East Montpelier, VT
Date of Issue: 22 Mar 1892.
Citation: Standing upon the top of the breastworks, deliberately took aim and fired no less than 15 shots into the enemy's lines, but a few yards away.
Photograph Contributed by George Parsons.
Deeds of Valor (Beyer and Keydel), p. 334.
The Story of American Heroism (Jones), p. 395
Medal of Honormen - Montpelier Citizens Honored for Conspicuous Gallantry in Battle (Montpelier Watchman, February 24, 1910, in Chronicling America, Library of Congress)
NARA File Number: R&P 310509.
Source: St. Johnsbury Caledonian-Record
July 6, 1910
Wallace Noyes, a carpenter, was instantly killed Friday at Montpelier by falling from a roof of the Blanchard building to the roof of the Capitol Hardware Co., a distance of 45 feet. He was working busily and did not realize that he was near the end of the roof moving backwards. He was a Civil war veteran and had recently moved from Calais to Montpelier.
Contributed by Tom Boudreau.
Noyes Killed Instantly - Local Carpenter and Grand Army Man Fell Nearly 40 Feet Friday (Vermont Watchman, July 7, 1910, link courtesy of Deanna French)