John W. Burroughs enlisted April 2, 1862 at Savannah. He served in Company D, 21st Battalion, Georgia Cavalry until through consolidation of units, he was assigned to Company F of 7th Regiment, Georgia Cavalry.
Burroughs was recorded as being present on roll calls with the exception when he became sick in August. He was admitted to Huguenott Hospital, Va.
No further records.