1861.27

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Second NJ 27, First NJ 10, in Virginia Camp

Salience Peripheral
Tags Civil War, Military
Location VA
City/State/Country: Alexandria, VA, United States
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Age of Players Adult
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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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Duplicate of 1861.16?

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External Number 7
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See also The New York Sunday Mercury, Nov. 24, 1861