War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Statement of Death of Edward C. Carey, 2 Mar 1948.

"The records of the Departmen of the Army show that Colonel Edward C. Carey, 013649, United States Army, Retired, who gave his date of birth as 20 April 1871, died 19 February 1948 at Chase Convalescent Home, Southern Pines, North Carolina, as a result of uremia due to generalised arteriosclerosis and nephrosclerosis. This official statement furnished 2 March 1948 to Mrs. Caroline T. Carey, wife, Box 606, Southern Pines, North Carolina. By authority of the Secretary of the Army, Edward F. Witsell, Major General, The Adjutant General of the Army."