Portrait of Confederate Major Robert Gamble - Ellenton, Florida

Portrait of Confederate Major Robert Gamble - Ellenton, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/29750
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Title

  • Portrait of Confederate Major Robert Gamble - Ellenton, Florida

Image Number

  • RC06513

Year

  • 18--

Series Title

General Note

  • Photograph of a painting.
  • Maj. Robert Gamble, of Tallahassee and later of Ellenton, Florida, was noted for outstanding bravery at the Battle of the Withlacoochee during the Second Seminole War. He supervised the building of a huge sugar mill and the Gamble Mansion at Ellenton. During the Civil War, a Federal raiding party from the east Gulf Blockading Squadron blew up the sugar mill. The Mansion is now part of a State Historic Memorial on U.S. Highway 301.
  • Robert Gamble was the son of John G. Gamble of Tallahassee, Florida, noted banker, gentlemen farmer, and promoter.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 10 x 8 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: 04572.

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Portrait of Confederate Major Robert Gamble - Ellenton, Florida
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