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State Archives of Florida
Portrait of Major Robert Gamble - Ellenton, Florida
Shelf number: 04572.
Maj. Robert Gamble, of Tallahassee and later of Ellenton, Florida, was noted for outstanding bravery in the Territorial Militia 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.
Photograph of a painting.
Robert Gamble was the son of John G. Gamble of Tallahassee, Florida, noted banker, gentlemen farmer, and promoter.
Subject - Person
Subject - Corporate
Chicago Manual of Style
Portrait of Major Robert Gamble - Ellenton, Florida. 1870 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/29750>, accessed 4 July 2022.
Portrait of Major Robert Gamble - Ellenton, Florida. 1870 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/29750>