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D.W. Sawyer (Sayers) enlisted May 12, 1863 at Camp Lee. He was with the 24th Bttn, Ga Cav, Co. B until February 13, 1864 when the 7th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry was organized through consolidation, Co. B of the 24th was then Co. C of the 7th.

Pvt. Sawyer was listed as being present through September when he was captured on September 29, 1864 at Petersburg. His horse and equipment was also captured. Sawyer was sent to Lt. Leslie at City Point, Va. on October 3rd. He was then sent to Point Lookout, Md.

Pvt. D.W. Sawyer (Sayers) was exchanged January 17, 1865. No further records.

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