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Excelsior Brigade amuses itself

Salience Peripheral
Tags Civil War, Military
Location NY
City/State/Country: Harlem, NY, United States
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Age of Players Adult

The New York Herald, May 23, 1861, reports on the Excelsior Brigade (a NYC unit), camped at Red House, Harlem: "During the time that the men are at leisure they amuse themselves by boxing, playing ball, jumping, running, or an any other harmless way they may see fit."


The New York Herald, May 23, 1861

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Submitted by Bruce Allardice


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