Silas Casey (1807-1882)
John Chester Buttre, engraver (1821-1893)
New York, c. 1875
Copy of original engraving
Bequest of Edward P. Casey
Though he never owned Casey Farm, General Silas Casey is buried in the family cemetery here. The Army posted him at many frontier forts during his career but he became best known for writing books on military tactics during the Civil War.