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Object Name Scabbard, Sword
Catalog Number 0985.12.00020a
Description Black painted canvas scabbard with brass mounts. For sword (.20).
Dimensions L-35.5 inches
Owned Richard Dowling ; P. D. Brotherson
Owner Regiment "Davis Guard"
Made France
Event Battle of Sabine Pass / Second Battle of Sabine Pass
Provenance The sword and scabbard belonged to Lt. Richard "Dick" Dowling, commander of the Davis Guard at the Sabine Pass, Texas on September 8, 1863.

After the Battle of Sabine Pass, Dowling presented his sword to Capt. P. D. Brotherson.
People Dowling, Richard William (Dick)
Brotherson, P. D.
Search Terms Battle of Sabine Pass / Second Battle of Sabine Pass
Subjects Blockade running
Blockades