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24th Wisconsin Plays Baseball

Salience Peripheral
Tags Civil War, Military
Location TN
City/State/Country: Murfreesboro, TN, United States
Game Base Ball
Immediacy of Report Contemporary
Age of Players Adult
Text

"Nothing of importance has 
transpired in the Twenty-fourth since I wrote you last, except the 
regular routine of camp life. The Regiment went to Selma, a little town 
about five miles from camp, on a light trip. They parted on the 4th and 
came back the 13th. The Brigade was thrown out as a picket. The boys 
amused themselves while there in making briar-root pipes, gobbling up 
sheep, calves, porkers, etc., and playing base ball, which afforded 
them a good deal of fun. "

Sources

Milwaukee Sentinel, Feb. 26, 1863, per 19cbb post by Dennis Pajot, Dec. 21, 2009

Also same, Feb. 27, 1863

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Submitted by Bob Tholkes,
Submission Note 2/19/2015



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