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Confederate (CSV)


William E. Sawyer

(c. 1843 - ?)

Home State: Arkansas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Arkansas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

A farmer in Ashley County before the War, he enlisted in Company B, 3rd Arkansas Infantry, at Berlin, Arkansas, March 3, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

His left leg was amputated and he was confined at the Federal hospital, Baltimore, Maryland. He was exchanged at Aiken's Landing, Virginia, November 10, 1862 and furloughed to Arkansas in January 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Howerton1. Brother of Corporal James H. Sawyer and Private Wayman P. Sawyer.


c. 1843 in AL


1   Howerton, Bryan R., Roster of the Third Arkansas Infantry Regiment, CSA, Published 1998, <>, Source page: /civilwar/3rdcob.html  [AotW citation 13812]