Here is the headstone of Andrew B Bowering 1842-1923 in Fredericksburg Cemetery. What a story it has to tell. It was erected by the Fredericksburg Band in his memory. It records that Bowering was:
A loyal Confederate Soldier - Leader of 30th VA Regiment Band 1861-65 - Composed the Funeral Dirge and led the Band at the funeral of Stonewall Jackson - Played last Military Recall of Civil War at Appomattox - Commissioner of the Revenue 1874 to 1923.