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Confederate government clerks should play ball

Salience Noteworthy
Tags Civil War
Location VA
City/State/Country: Richmond, VA, United States
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Age of Players Adult
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The Richmond Examiner, Dec. 5, 1863, castigates lazy Confederate government clerks who just lounge around eyeing the ladies: "If nothing better offers, the organization of a base ball, cricket, or quoit club, with a play ground in the square, would do [to make the clerks less lazy]."

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The Richmond Examiner, Dec. 5, 1863

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