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13th Massachusetts looks forward to an "exciting game"
|Tags||Civil War, Holidays, MilitaryCivil War, Holidays, Military|
|City/State/Country:||Williamsport, MD, United States|
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The Cape Ann Light and Gloucester Telegraph, Nov. 23, 1861 prints a Nov. 15th letter from a soldier of the 13th MA, in Williamsport, MD: "We are to have a game of base ball on that day [Thanksgiving], between the right and left wings of the regiment, and it will be an exciting one. We also play frequently at foot-ball."
The Cape Ann Light and Gloucester Telegraph, Nov. 23, 1861
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1861.58 13th Massachusetts looks forward to an "exciting game""
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