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Ironcross Dedication for Silas Stinnett

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Cover page of Iron Cross program

The Appomattox Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy presented an Iron Cross to Pvt. Silas Whitehead Stinnett, of Company H, 19TH VA Infantry, Longstreet’s Corp. in Pickett’s Division. The Ceremony took place on Saturday, May 13, 2006 at the Davis Cemetery, Shipman, Virginia. Pvt. Stinnett is the ancestor of Laurie Goodman Lenz and Margaret Fulton Cook, members of the Appomattox UDC.


The Iron Cross is a permanent grave marker presented to families of deceased soldiers of the Confederacy to honor their service in the War Between the States. Every visitor to the grave will know that this Confederate hero was honored by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.


The Appomattox Chapter wishes to thank the following groups for assisting in the ceremony: Fredericksburg UDC Chapter #163, Halifax UDC Chapter #1321, Appomattox Rangers Court House SCV Camp #1733, Captain William L. Day SCV Camp #2091, Fincastle Rifles #1326, Garland-Rhodes SCV Camp # 409, John M. Jordan Camp #409, 11th VA Longstreet’s Corp., Co. B, 19th VA Infantry, The Albemarle Rifles, and the Military Order of the Stars and Bars Major General John B, MaGruder Chapter #258.

Presentation of Colors
William L Day Camp #2091

Remarks and Opening Prayer
Butch Pugh, Chaplin, 19th Virginia Infantry

A tribute to Silas Whitehead Stinnett
Laurie G. Lenz, Appomattox United Daughters of the Confederacy

Dedication of Iron Cross
Carol A. Williams, President, Appomattox United Daughters of the Confederacy

Iron Cross
Presentation of flowers

Prepared for rifle salute
Longstreet's Corp & 19th Virginia Infantry

Rifle Salute
Longstreet's Corp & 19th Virginia Infantry

Jesse Osborne, Appomattox Court House Rangers Camp #1733

C. Randall Harlow

Retirement of Colors
William L. Day Camp #2091

Jesse Osborne, Michael Lenz, Joe Buchanan
Laurie Lenz, Carol Williams, Carolyn Austin