The Last Soldier Project: Walworth County, Wis.
Emerson H. Wilbur

(Obituary from The Appleton Post Crescent, 26 April 1940)

Whitewater, Wis - Emerson H. Wilbur, 96, Whitewater's last Civil War Veteran, died last night. He enlisted in the 13th Wisconsin Regiment when 17 years old.

Emerson Wilbur enlisted at Janesville on Sep. 14, 1861. He was promoted to Corporal and reenlisted as a veteran. He mustered out on Nov. 24, 1865.

Information Sources:
Appleton Post Crescent - Friday, 26 April 1940, Pg 1

Researched and submitted by Bro. Vince Barker

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Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Department of Wisconsin


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