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CAMERON, Robert Alexander
Born February 22 1828, Brooklyn NY
Died March 10 1894, Canon City CO
Pre-War Profession Newspaper owner, politician.
War Service April 1861 Capt. of 9th Indiana, served in Western Virginia, Lt. Col. in 19th Indiana, Lt. Col. in 34th Indiana, Island No 10, New Madrid, Memphis, June 1862 Col., siege of Vicksburg, August 1863 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded 3rd Divn/XIII Corps in Red River campaign, commanded a District in Louisiana.
Brevet Promotions Maj. Gen. U.S.V. March 13 1865.
Post War Career Established farming colonies, postal clerk, prison warden.
 
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