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Object Name Window, Leaded
Catalog Number 0985.12.00077
Date 1907
Description Stained glass window, consisting of painted glass panels set with lead cames within a steel frame; steel support bars are attached with copper wire. Central image paint is enamel. This stained-glass window is a memorial to Dick Dowling and his men, representative of artillery. Central figure holds a sword in one hand, a pair of field glasses in the other hand, with a stand of cannonballs and a limber chest visible to one side; a cannon with three artillerymen is visible in the background, and an Army of Tennessee pattern battle flag flying on a flagpole. The side panels list the names of various members of the regiment. The top panel reads, "IN MEMORY OF DICK DOWLING / AND HIS BRAVE MEN / SABINE PASS TEXAS SEPTEMBER 8 1863". The bottom panel reads, "FROM CITIZENS OF TEXAS VETERANS / AND DAUGHTERS OF CONFEDERACY 1907". [For a full description of the text that appears on the window, see document under "Media".]
Material Glass/Metal/Lead/Steel/Copper
Dimensions H-70.25 W-47 inches
Owned Confederate Memorial Literary Society
Made Charles F. Hogeman Company, New York City, New York
Provenance The stained glass window was made as a memorial to Dick Dowling and his men, representative of the artillery. Believed presented and installed in 1907 (date on window). It was presented by the citizens of Texas, veterans, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
People Dowling, Richard William (Dick)
Search Terms United Daughters of the Confederacy
Confederate Memorial Literary Society
White House of the Confederacy
Confederate Museum
Subjects Windows
Stained glass
Artillery (Troops)
Artillery (Weaponry)