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John Cameron

John Cameron is an historian who writes about the American Civil War and 18th century France. Cameron’s nonfiction book, Tar Heels in Gray, was published in 2021. His first historical novel, The Roads of War, was published in 2022. Cameron grew up in the Sand Hills of North Carolina, where many generations of his Scottish-American ancestors lived. He spent every summer working in tobacco fields until he went to college. At Davidson College, he studied history and attended graduate school at UNC-Chapel Hill, specializing in 18th century France and the Revolution. He has lived in many states and France, visited the Gobi Desert, and circumnavigated the globe. He is now settled in Norfolk, Virginia.