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Base ball at Camp Vermont

Salience Noteworthy
Tags Civil War, Holidays, Military
Location VA
City/State/Country: Alexandria, VA, United States
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Age of Players Adult
Holiday Thanksgiving
Text

The Burlington Weekly Free Press, Dec. 19, 1861 prints a Dec. 6th letter from the 12th Vermont, at Camp Vermont, near Alexandria: After a game of foot ball on Thanksgiving, "many joined in games of base ball."

See also chronology 1862.39.

Sources

The Burlington Weekly Free Press, Dec. 19, 1861

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