Sabine Pass Battleground State Historic Site

Museum Exhibit or ProgramThe location of a significant Civil War battlefield, Sabine Pass Battleground State Historic Site honors a small band of heroic Confederate soldiers who defeated four Union gunboats and prevented Union forces from penetrating the Texas interior in 1863. The site features a stately bronze statue of Confederate Lt. Richard (Dick) Dowling, who led the 46 men to victory, and an interpretive pavilion illustrating the story of the battle.
Source:Texas Historical Commission
URL:http://www.visitsabinepassbattleground.com
Grade Level:Both
TEKS:4.4(A), 4.21(A), 7.5(A), 7.5(B), 7.21(A)
Topics:Civil War

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