Wilbur Elliott Wilder Edit Profile
Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1877.
Second lieutenant, 4th Cavalry, 1877, promoted through grades to colonel, 1911. Retired, 1920; brigadier general by special acting of Congress, 1927. Served as big. general N.A., 1917-1919.
Served on frontier until 1895, in many Indian campaigns and engagements. Adjunct United States Military Academy, 1895-1898. Superintendent Yellowstone National Park, commanding Fort Yellowstone, Wyoming, March-June 1899.
In Philippine Islands, commanded Macabebe Scouts 1899-1900 and superintendent of police, Manila, 1901. Commander 168th Infantry Brigade, Camp Taylor, Kentucky, 1917. In France, 1918-1919.
Bvtd. captain, 1890, for gallant service in action agsinst Indians, at Horse Shoe Canyon, New Mexico, 1882.
Member Society Indian Wars, Legion of Valor. Clubs: University (New York City).
Married Violet Blair Martin, 1884. Children: Throop M., Wilbur E., Sylvia, Cornelia M., Violet B. Commissioned.