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.