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16th Vermont Plays Baseball

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

The Library of Virginia's online index to manuscripts lists the letters of Herbert G. Bond, 16th VT, 1862-63, which "mention the troops playing baseball." The index lists the ballplaying in Fairfax County.

The 16th was stationed in the VA defenses of Washington DC for most of this time.

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Submitted by Bruce Allardice


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