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Texas Confederate Plays Town Ball Near Petersburg

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

A March 11, 1865 letter from Private Willis Watts of the 1st TX Infantry, Lee's army reports "We have pretty good huts to live in and are always very lively & merry when the weather permits we often Play Town Ball Cat Bull Pin or Something of that Sort."



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Submitted by Bruce Allardice


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