|Birth: ||Dec. 1, 1850|
|Death: ||Jan. 7, 1891|
Dec. 1, 1850 born at Benecia, Calif., son of Silas and Abby P. Pearce Casey; June 13, 1873 graduated from West Point (34/41) and appointed 2ndlt., 22nd U. S. Infantry Rgt. 1873-1874 frontier duty; 1876-1877 frontier duty; 1879-1880 frontier duty; Jan. 11, 1880 1stlt. 1880-1884 with Tactical Department at West Point; Sept. 1, 1884-Jan. 31, 1887 regimental adjutant; Feb. 27, 1890 brevet 1stlt., U. S. Army for action against Indians at Muddy Creek, Mont. on May 7, 1877; Jan. 7, 1891 murdered by Sioux near Pine Ridge Agency, S. D.
S/O Gen.Silas & Abby Perry Casey
1st Lieut. 22nd US Infantry
Killed while reconnoitering camp of hostile Sioux Indians.
One of the most brillant and beloved officers of the service.
Silas Casey (1807 - 1882)
Abby Perry Pearce Casey (1813 - 1862)
Thomas Lincoln Casey (1831 - 1896)*
Frederick Cummings Casey (1833 - 1834)*
Abby Pearce Casey Hunt (1838 - 1886)*
Silas Casey (1841 - 1913)*
Elizabeth Goodale Casey Scott (1844 - 1912)*
Edward Wanton Casey (1850 - 1891)
Silas Casey Lot
Rhode Island, USA
Created by: CB
Record added: May 31, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 27229762
Murdered by Plenty Horses, a graduate of Carlisle Indian School. Indicted by the grand jury, the trial court ruled that Plenty Horses was a combatant during wartime and found him not guilty.|
Added: Jan. 2, 2016
May you rest in eternal peace.|
Added: Dec. 24, 2014
Ryan D. Curtis
Added: Sep. 6, 2014
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