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Federal (USV)


Martin Noakes

(c. 1825 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 16th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

Age 36, he enlisted on 27 April 1861 at West Chazy for two years and mustered as Private, Company K, 16th New York Infantry on 15 May.

On the Campaign

He was left behind on South Mountain and died of disease in Burkittsville, MD on 24 October 1862.

After the War

He was reinterred from his original burial to the new National Cemetery in about 1867.

References & notes

Burial information from the Antietam Cemetery History1. His service from the Adjutant General.2 His memorial is on Findagrave, as Martin Nokes.


c. 1825


10/24/1862; Burkittsville, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD


1   Antietam National Cemetery, Board of Trustees, History of Antietam National Cemetery, Baltimore: John W. Woods, Steam Printer, 1869  [AotW citation 3981]

2   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, For the Year 1899, Ser. No. 19, pg. 630  [AotW citation 22561]