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Second NJ 27, First NJ 10, in Virginia Camp
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|City/State/Country:||Alexandria, VA, United States|
|Immediacy of Report||Contemporary|
|Age of Players||AdultAdult|
A six-inning game of base ball was played at Camp Seminary on Saturday November 16, 1861. The 2nd NJ challenged the 1st NJ and prevailed. A member of the 2nd NJ sent a short report and box to the Newark newspaper.
Source: “A Game of Ball in the Camp,” Newark Daily Advertiser, November 20 1861. Facsimile submitted by John Zinn, 3/10/09. Camp Seminary was located near Fairfax Seminary in Alexandria VA, near Washington DC.
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See also The New York Sunday Mercury, Nov. 24, 1861