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To commemorate the Battle, a monument was placed at the battleground site. The article is an historian's account of the battle, based on information she had gathered as the historian of the Dick Dowling camp of the Daughters of the Confederacy of…

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S.O. Young encourages Confederate Veterans, especially privates, to contribute to the Dick Dowling Camp, U.C.V. so that Dick Dowling may have a monument over his currently-unmarked grave in a Houston cemetery. He provides the work of Mrs. Margaret L.…

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This article attempts to explain the business agreement made 71 years ago between John M. Fennerty, J. Riordan, and Richard W. (Dick) Dowling to engage in the leasing of Texas lands for the purpose of developing resources. The article mentions this…

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Newspaper article that describe the event of unveiling the statue of Dick Dowling, his sister, the statue itself, the history of funding for the statue and a history of the Battle of Sabine pass. This article also include a list of the people in the…

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This article tells us that the Dick Dowling Monument Committee decided to erect a statue of Dick Dowling and place it at the intersection of Main Street and McKinney Avenue in Houston, Texas. A sum of $250 was easily raised by Col. Philip H. Fall.…

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A picture and summary of a memorial service held for Dick Dowling. His memorial statue was recently moved within Houston and March 16 was declared to be Dick Dowling Day.

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The article is a commentary claiming that it is unjust that Dick Dowling, "one of Houston's greatest heroes", has an unmarked grave in St. Vincent's Cemetery. The article provides an extremely detailed account of the Battle of Sabine Pass on…

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This is the second-part of a two-part article about the Battle of Sabine Pass, part of Frank Tolbert's mini-series on Civil War battle sites along the Texas border. Tolbert chronicles the action of the battle, from when the first Union ship entered…

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The article starts by introducing the Commander of the Dick Dowling Camp, Beavens. It then goes on to describe the Davis Guards' victory at Sabine Pass and then describes the event in 1889 when Dowling’s daughter was presented with a medal…

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Article is part of a series commemorating accomplishments on the Confederate side as part of Ciivl War centennial celebration.