William Evelyn Cameron

William Evelyn Cameron

Birth
Petersburg, Petersburg City, Virginia, USA
Death 26 Jan 1927 (aged 84)
Louisa County, Virginia, USA
Burial Petersburg, Petersburg City, Virginia, USA
Plot Ward I, New Grounds, Section 1, Square 9
Memorial ID 8691735 · View Source
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Governor of Virginia, mayor of Petersburg, Confederate officer, newspaper editor. Born in Petersburg. Attended Hillsboro Military Academy and Washington College in St. Louis. Clerk on Mississippi River steamboat. Drillmaster of Missouri troops; Private Company A, 12th Virginia. Wounded at Second Manassas. Became a member of General William Mahone's staff and later to General Weisiger. He was a newspaper editor in Petersburg and Nofolk after the War. Elected mayor of Petersburg three times. Governor of Virginia, 1882-86.

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  • Originally Created by: aphillcsa
  • Added: 27 Apr 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8691735
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Evelyn Cameron (29 Nov 1842–26 Jan 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8691735, citing Blandford Cemetery, Petersburg, Petersburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .