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Birth: Mar. 1, 1801
Maytown (Lancaster County)
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 1861
Virginia, USA

James Cameron began his working life as a printer in his brother's office. In 1827, he began editing the POLITICAL SENTINEL. At the beginning of the Civil War, he commanded the 79th Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry. He was killed at the battle of First Bull Run, Virginia, and was the brother of Simon Cameron, who was then Secretary of War.

Source: Dictionary of American Biography by Francis S. Drake (1872), p. 157. 
 
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 Children:
  Elizabeth Green Cameron (1820 - 1867)*
  Simon Cameron (1824 - 1825)*
  Martha J. Cameron (1826 - 1831)*
  Mary Cameron (1829 - 1831)*
  Margaret M. Cameron (1829 - 1832)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lewisburg Cemetery
Lewisburg
Union County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Leon Edmund Basile
Record added: Dec 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32150404
Col James Cameron
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Col James Cameron
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Col James Cameron
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