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86th Indiana Plays Town Ball in East Tennessee

Salience Peripheral
Tags Civil War, Military
Location TN
City/State/Country: Knoxville, TN, United States
Game Town Ball
Immediacy of Report Retrospective
Age of Players Adult
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After the camp was established, a ball ground was laid off, and daily, when the weather was favorable, those not on duty took exercise by playing a few games of "town ball."

Barnes, Carnahan and McCain, "Eighty Sixth Indiana" p. 319. This was Jan. 1864 near Knoxville, TN.

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Barnes, Carnahan and McCain, "Eighty Sixth Indiana" p. 319.

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