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4th Pennsylvania plays till dark

Salience Peripheral
Tags Civil War, Military
Location Washington DC
City/State/Country: Washington, DC, United States
Immediacy of Report Contemporary

The Washington Evening Star, May 23, 1861 reports that the day before: "The men of the Fourth Pennsylvania amused themselves and a large number of lookers on with a game of ball in the wide space in front of their quarters at the Assembly Rooms. The activity of the players after a day of hard exercise in the school of the company was astonishing. They kept up the sport until it was too dark to see the ball in it flight."


The Washington Evening Star, May 23, 1861

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Submitted by Bruce Allardice


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