Casey, Edward Wanton, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant (Cavalry)
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Last MOS Group
Branch Immaterial (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1890-1891, 8th Cavalry Regiment
Service Years
1873 - 1891

Cavalry

First Lieutenant (Cavalry)


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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1850
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Benicia, California
Last Address
Pine Ridge, South Dakota
Buried at Silas Casey Lot, North Kingstown, Rhode Island.

Casualty Date
Jan 07, 1891
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
South Dakota
Conflict
Wounded Knee Massacre
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Silas Casey Lot

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  1891, Indian War Fallen

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 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1873-1891 Indian Wars (US)
  1890-1890 Wounded Knee Massacre
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United States Military Academy
  1869-1873, United States Military Academy
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Last Known Activity
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.

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