|Birth: ||Feb. 5, 1839|
|Death: ||Aug. 7, 1897|
Company E, (Mosby's) 43rd Regiment Partisan Cavalry, Dept. of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Shoemaker; 5'9", dark complexion, dark hair, hazel eyes.
Enlisted 4/19/1861 at Winchester, VA., he traveled 67 miles to Manassas, VA. to be mustered into Captain H.S. Funk's Company, 5th Virginia Infantry, as 2nd Sergeant on 7/29/1861. (This company subsequently became Company A.)
Listed on Jan & Feb 1862 Roll as having reenlisted for the duration of the war.
Deserted 11/21/1862 at Winchester, VA.
Arrested/POW 2/1/1863 near Winchester, VA.; confined Martinsburg, WVA.; confined 2/11/1863 Wheeling, WVA.; confined 2/13/1863 Camp Chase, OH.; Paroled 5/13/1863; exchanged 5/23/1863 City Point, VA.
Enlisted on 2/28/1864 at Upperville, VA. by Col. Mosby, he was mustered into Company E, 43rd Cavalry Partisan Rangers.
(His brother, Watlee Wilson Faulkner, joined the Rangers about 7/1/1864.)
Paroled 4/21/1865 Winchester, VA.
Postwar, he was in mercantile business with his father in his hometown of Winchester.
Mosby's Cavalry Regiment, formerly the 43rd Battalion, was organized in December, 1864. The battalion was formed in June, 1863, with five companies, later increased to eight. The unit served behind Federal lines in Northern Virginia and was the most effective command of its kind. The enemy forces were never safe and the area became known as "Mosby's Confederacy".
(Initial C.S.A. service info by Stars & Bars.)
(bio by: BigFrench)
Hannah Catherine Huntsberry Faulkner (1847 - 1879)*
Lucille Faulkner Channing (1890 - 1959)*
Mount Hebron Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 28, 2007
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