Henry R. Gamble (c.1840-1864)

Birth: March, 1841; Moorefield, West Virginia

Death: October 29, 1864 (age 23); Beverly, West Virginia

Military Service: CSA, 1861-64

Unit: 62nd Mounted Infantry Regiment Virginia

Alma Mater: Dickinson College, B.A. (Class of 1861 non-graduate)

Henry R. Gamble was from Moorefield in West Virginia and a member of prominent slave-owning family in the town. He entered Dickinson College in the fall of 1857 as part of the class of 1861. He was a member of the Union Philosophical Society, but withdrew from the College before graduation to enlist in the service of the Confederate States at the outbreak of the Civil War on September 9, 1862 at the age of 21. He served in the Company B, 62nd Mounted Infantry Regiment Virginia. Gamble died at Beverly, West Virginia in 1864.

More information about other Dickinson war casualties can be found through the online project "In Remembrance" (see link for related entries below).

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