William L. Faulkner Surveyor Deputation - Accession 676 - M299 (350)
Accession 676 - M299 (350)
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William Leonidas Faulkner was born in Craigsville, in Lancaster District, S.C. on February 20, 1825. He became a Deputy Surveyor in South Carolina on October 15, 1849 and served in Confederate Army with the 17th South Carolina Volunteers, Company I, during the American Civil War. He was captured by Union forces during the Battle of the Crater in Petersburg, VA on July 30, 1864. He would die of typhoid fever while a prisoner of war in September 1864.
Scope and Content Note
The William L. Faulkner Surveyor Deputation Collection consists of a certificate of deputation designating William Leonidas Faulkner (1825-1864) as Deputy Surveyor of the State of South Carolina by the Surveyor General William F. Arthur on October 15, 1849.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "William L. Faulkner Surveyor Deputation - Accession 676 - M299 (350)". Finding Aid 519.