Company C 22nd Infantry
Walter Sawyer was born in Loretto, Cambria County, Pennsylvania in 1875.
He enlisted for a period of 3
years as a Private in Company C of the 22nd Infantry on December
at Cleveland, Ohio. His enlistment record indicated that he stood 5 feet 8 ½ inches tall, had dark brown hair,
brown eyes and a ruddy complexion. His previous occupation was listed as Chair maker.
Private Sawyer died at City
Hospital, Bedford, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts on
September 13, 1898.
Cause of death was from pernicious malaria contracted in Cuba.
Standing Rock Cemetery
Grave marker for Walter Sawyer
Photo by Janice from the Find A Grave website
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