April 1865 — Appomadox Court House , Va.
After fighting and being wounded for over a year, he awoke to peace. H.G. soon hear hoof beats break the silence and he and his mess mates could see dust from a horse in the distance. As the rider and horse grew closer, he could see the rider wore Confederate gray and in the rider's hand, he carried a white flag. A white flag! The rebs were going to surrender! This was the story my Great-Grandfather loved to tell. Lynn O'Neal Heberling