Acton Memorial Library
Civil War Archives
|Co.||Regiment / Ship||From||To||Residence/ Credit||Occupation||Notes|
|E (Davis Guards)||6th MVI
|Private, enl. April 16, 1861; must. April 22, 1861||must. out Aug. 2, 1861||Acton||age 28|
|Sergt.; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862||must. out June 3, 1863||Acton||shoemaker||age 30|
|Sergt.; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 18, 1864||must. out Oct. 17, 1864||Acton||shoemaker||age 32|
|MASSCW, 1:382, 413, 449|
|Co.||Regiment||Date Filed||Type||App. No.||Cert. No.||State||Beneficiary/Remarks|
|Date||February 7, 1866|
|Age||33 years, 4 months|
|Burial||Woodlawn Cemetery, Acton, Mass.|
Andrew J. Sawyer was born in Sudbury to John and Amelia Sawyer (Lowell death register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org).
Andrew J. Sawyer, age 27, a shoe maker, is recorded as an inhabitant of Acton in the 1860 federal census, in household (dwelling no. 97) with Berintha W., age 25, and William E., age 3 ("1860 United States Federal Census," Ancestry.com).
Andrew Jackson Sawyer, age 33, a shoemaker, is recorded in the 1865 Massachusetts State Census for Acton, in household (dwelling no. 16/18) with Berintha Woodbury Sawyer and William Everett Sawyer, age 8 (Lainhart, 1855 and 1865 Massachusetts State Censuses for Acton: 44)
Andrew J. Sawyer died February 7, 1866 in Lowell, Mass., at age 33 years, 4 months and 4 days. The cause of death is listed as variola (Lowell death register, "Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910," AmericanAncestors.org).
Andrew J. Sawyer's name is included on the Acton Memorial Library Soldiers' Tablet, "The Men of Acton Who Fought For The Union."
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