Vermont Flag Site Logo

Wilbur, Aaron


Age: 40, credited to Barnard, VT
Unit(s): ADC, LTCOL, State of Georgia
Service: ADC, rank of LTCOL, to Georgia Governor Joseph Brown, 1861-1865.

See Legend for expansion of abbreviations


Birth: 12/12/1821, Barnard, VT
Death: 12/05/1869

Burial: Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, GA
Marker/Plot: Section C, Lot 13
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Monica White
Findagrave Memorial #: 58274829


Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not Found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: None


(Are you a descendant, but not listed? Register today)


Copyright notice




Bonaventure Cemetery, Savannah, GA

Check the cemetery for location/directions and other veterans who may be buried there.


Mary Eunice (daughter of Daniel Dennison and Eunice Waldo Copp), born Jan 29, 1833 or '34; living, 1899, at Washington, D.C. She married, Feb. 7, 1855, at Savannah, Aaron, son of Ezra and Elizabeth (Richardson) Wilbur, of Barnard, Vt.; born Dec. 12, 1821, at Barnard; died Dec. 5, 1869, at Savannah. Miss Copp was his third wife. He was president of the Home Insurance Company of Georgia, and agent for all the Southern States of the Knickerbocker Insurance Company and several other companies. During and immediately after the Civil War, he served on the staff of Gov. Joseph E. Brown as financial aid-de-camp, with the honorary title of colonel. Though a Union man, he was allowed to remain unmolested in the city throughout the war, when other Northerners were banished or compelled to enlist in the Southern army. During the reconstruction period, he labored incessantly to restore business confidence in the South, and so impaired his health that he succumbed to an attack of pneumonia in the 48th year of his life.
Genealogy of the Waldo Family; A record of the Descendants of Cornelius Waldo of Ipswich Mass. From 1647 to 1900, (Press of Charles Hamilton, Worcester, Mass., 1902) i:382

His obituary in the Augusta (Ga.) Daily Constitution, 3 Dec 1869, says "During the war he was appointed by Gov. Brown on his staff, with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel, which position he held for some time."

Previous Page