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Confederate (CSV)


Sion H. McAuley

(c. 1835 - 1862)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

In 1860 he was a 25 year old farmer at Long Street in Moore County, NC. He was conscripted and enlisted in Raleigh on 15 July 1862 as a Private in Company E, 3rd North Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

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

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at a US field hospital in Sharpsburg on 10 October 1862. His widow Fannie filed for his final pay of $28.77 in August 1863.

References & notes

His service from Moore,1 as S. H. Macaulay, the Roster,2 and his Compiled Service Records,3 online from fold3 and source of his first name. He's most commonly seen as McCauley in the military records. Personal details from family genealogists and the US Census of 1860.

He married Fannie E Kelly (1842-) and they had a daughter Nancy Jane "Nannie" McAuley (1858-1950).


c. 1835; Moore County, NC


10/10/1862; Sharpsburg, MD


1   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pp. 98 - 99  [AotW citation 6077]

2   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 25926]

3   US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927  [AotW citation 30258]