3rd Cavalry New York State Militia New York National Guard

Nickname: Captain Sauer's Company C, Hussars

Left the state: July 23,1861
Mustered out: November 2, 1861

The following is taken from New York in the War of the Rebellion, 3rd ed. Frederick Phisterer. Albany: J. B. Lyon Company, 1912.
Company C of the 3d Cavalry, located in New York city, and commanded by Capt. George W. Sauer, with sufficient men from other companies to make the number one hundred, volunteered, upon the request of the General Government for some cavalry, for three months' service, and left the State, July 23, 1861. The company was mustered out of the United States service at New York city November 2, 1861. The company and regiment are no longer in existence.