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Sabine Pass in Jefferson County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Union Casualties at the Battle of Sabine Pass

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, June 10, 2018
1. Union Casualties at the Battle of Sabine Pass Marker
Inscription.
Union Casualties at the Battle of Sabine Pass

September 8, 1863

USS Clifton

Killed

United States Navy
Exec. Officer Robert Rhodes
Michael Driscoll, Landsman

75th Regt. New York Volunteers
Pvt. Henry Raymond, Co. A
Pvt. Luther D. Hallock, Co. B
Pvt. George T. Beardsley, Co. B
Pvt. Dor E. Parker, Co. B
Pvt. James M. Benedict, Co. D
Pvt. William W. Miller, Co. G

12th Maine Infantry
Pvt. William E. Pray, Signal Corps

Missing

75th Regt. New York Volunteers
Pvt. Oscar A. Brown, Co. A
Pvt. Andrew G. Borden, Co. B
Pvt. Reuben O. Canfield, Co. B
Pvt. Franklin Olford, Co. B
Pvt. Richard Tucker, Co. B
Pvt. Andrus V. Brown, Co. G
Pvt. Ichabod Bump, Co. G

USS Sachem

Killed

United States Navy
John Fraser, 2nd Asst. Engr.
John Monroe, 3rd Asst. Engr.
Henry Brown, Landsman
William Glenn, Landsman
Peter Lee, Landsman
William Robinson, Fireman
Thomas Ryan, Fireman
Thomas Sullivan, Fireman
Richar Turner, Fireman
Calvin Williams, Fireman
John Williams, Seaman

3rd Massachusetts Cavalry
Abraham E. Borden, Signal Corps
Andrew P. Coit, Signal Corps

161st Regt. New York Volunteers
Pvt.
Union Casualties at the Battle of Sabine Pass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, June 10, 2018
2. Union Casualties at the Battle of Sabine Pass Marker
Rear of the marker can be seen in the far left of this photo. Other markers visible in this photo from left to right are: Site of Fort Griffin, Commodore Leon Smith, and Richard Dowling.
Mahlon W. Barber, Co. D
Pvt. Abram Blakesly, Co. D
Pvt. Orville C. Booram, Co. D
Pvt. Gary Dodge, Co. D
Pvt. George T. Cannon, Co. D
Pvt. Patrick Hart, Co. D
Pvt. James M. Snyder, Co. D
Pvt. Adam H. Wilcox, Co. D

Missing
United States Navy
Isaac Carter, Landsman
John Chace, Landsman
Willis Green, Landsman
John Horton, Landsman
John Rolles, Landsman
William Wilson, Landsman

Twenty-five African-American men fought here on the behalf of the Union, but their names are unrecorded. Twenty-two fought on board the USS Clifton and three on the USS Sachem. All were missing and presumed dead. We hereby recall their lives and remember their deaths.
 
Erected 2007.
 
Location. 29° 43.952′ N, 93° 52.377′ W. Marker is in Sabine Pass, Texas, in Jefferson County. Touch for map. Marker is located within the Sabine Pass Battleground State Historic Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6100 Dick Dowling Road, Sabine Pass TX 77655, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Richard Dowling (a few steps from this marker); Site of Fort Griffin (a few steps from this marker); Commodore Leon Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Capture of the USS Morning Light and USS Velocity (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Coastal Defenses at Sabine Pass (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Manhassett (about 600 feet away); Spanish-American War Fortifications (about 600 feet away); United States Forces at the Battle of Sabine Pass (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sabine Pass.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Sabine Pass - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on June 15, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 14, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 44 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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