3rd Great Grandfather; Andrew Godfrey Stoneberger 1845-1901
Lurray VA. - Feb 1, 1863 ( age 18) enlisted in Samuel Bradford Brown's. Co C, 13th Battn. VA Cavalry (officially 39th Batn.). Enlisted With brother Siram. One week later their father, George enlisted n same.
Rank of Private in Co. C, 39th Battn. VA Cavalry; Richardson's Battn. Of Scouts, Guides, and Couriers, 13th Battn., VA Cavalry.
March 9, 1863 - Brown's Co. C became part of Gen. Lee's body guard.
April 9, 1865 - official escort to Gen. Lee, as he rode, surrounded by Union forces, to sing formal surrender to Gen. Grant.
Died Feb 5, 1901- a breech screw of gun blew out killed him.