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Lieut Edward Wanton Casey
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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. 
Family links: 
  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)
*Calculated relationship
Silas Casey Lot
North Kingstown
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
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Record added: May 31, 2008
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Lieut Edward Wanton Casey
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Lieut Edward Wanton Casey
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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.
- George Bacon
 Added: Jan. 2, 2016
May you rest in eternal peace.
- Heaven's Gate
 Added: Dec. 24, 2014

- Ryan D. Curtis
 Added: Sep. 6, 2014
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