William Evelyn Cameron Edit Profile
Educated Petersburg Classical Academy, North Carolina Military Academy, Washington University, St. Louis. Graduation prevented by Civil War.
In C.S.A. from May, 1861. Served private to assistant adjutant general in all battles of Lee’s army from Seven Pines to fall of the Confederacy. Wounded at 2d Manassas.
Surrendered at Appomattox. Edited leading newspapers in Virginia, 1866-1876. Admitted to bar, 1876.
Mayor of Petersburg, 1876-1882. Governor of Virginia, 1882-1886. Member Constitutional Convention, 1891-1892.
Member Constitutional Convention, 1891-1892.
Married Louisa Clara Egerton, October 1, 1868.