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Base Ball at Camp Tippicanoe

Salience Noteworthy
Tags Civil War, Military
Location IN
City/State/Country: Lafayette, IN, United States

The Indianapolis Daily Journal, June 7, 1861  quotes the Lafayette Journal about life of the soldiers at Camp Tippicanoe, near Lafayette. The soldiers belong to the 15th Indiana Volunteers.

"The boys are in the best spirits, and wehn off duty enjoy themselves in running foot races, playing ball, jumping, wrestling, and other healthful exercises..."


The Indianapolis Daily Journal, June 7, 1861

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Submitted by Bruce Allardice


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