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"Old members of New York Clubs" play near DC

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

The New York Sunday Mercury, Nov. 3, 1861 reports that the Van Houten Club of the 1st NJ defeated company A of that regiment 49-24 in a 6 inning game. "Many of the contestants are old members of New York clubs..." Gives a box score. Letter dated Oct. 29, Camp St. John, near Alexandria.

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Submitted by Bruce Allardice


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