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Photograph of a monument commemorating Dick Dowling and his forty-two Irish Patriots for their defeat over 4000 Yankees.

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Title

Photograph of a monument commemorating Dick Dowling and his forty-two Irish Patriots for their defeat over 4000 Yankees.

Subject

United States - Texas - Jefferson County - Sabine Pass

Description

The monument is a stone with rough edges around a smooth surface with text engraved in it. A fence made of wooden posts and chains surround it. Legible text on the monument says "Commemorating The Feat of Dick Dowling and His Forty Two Irish Patriots[,] Sabine Pass, Texas. 1861 C. S. A. 1865[,] September the 8th 1893, an army of fifteen thousand Federals attacked the small fort at the Pass... Erected by the Texas Division United Daughters of the Confederacy."

Abstract

The monument was installed in the center of State Highway Eighty-Seven in 1937, and was later relocated to the roadside of State Highway Eighty-Seven in the 1960s.

Source

Port Arthur Public Library via Portal to Texas History, http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79684/

Publisher

Rice University

Date

ca. 1960s

Rights

Copyright must be negotiated through Port Arthur Public Library.

Format

photograph

Type

image

Identifier

http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth79684/