Robert A. Cameron

Mustered into service as a Lieutenant Colonel on July 29th, 1861

Born 22 February 1828

Died  15 March 1894

Buried Greenwood Pioneer Cemetery, Fremont County Colorado


Photo by Mark Davis

Lieutenant Colonel Cameron first served as a Captain in Company F of the 9th Indiana Infantry before joining the 19th Indiana. He transferred to the field and staff of the 34th Indiana Infantry then took a position in the US Volunteers General Staff ending his military as a Major General in the summer of 1865.


He filed for a pension in April of 1883.


Robert Cameron was one of the early settlers of north central Colorado. After he died they named a mountain pass after him now called the "Cameron Pass" that sits on the border of Jackson and Larimer County.


In July of 1871 General Cameron was the main orator at the driving of the first stake in the new town of Colorado Springs Colorado.


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