Photograph of plaque 1935 Dick Dowling monument in St. Vincent's Cemetery
This is a close-up photograph of the plaque on a 1935 monument to Dick Dowling in St. Vincent's Cemetery. For a full photo of the monument, see DD0043. The main text reads: "Near This Spot Lies Lt. Dick Dowling Hero of the Battle of Sabine Pass Sept. 8, 1863." Beneath these lines are Dowling's birth year (1838) and death year (1867) and a line containing the date of the monument: "Erected Oct. 1935"
Private collection, Dr. Caleb McDaniel.
Digital version published by Rice University.
Published courtesy of Dr. Caleb McDaniel, Rice University.
St. Vincent's Cemetery (Houston, Tex.)