Henry F. Roll

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Date of Birth Friday, September 13, 1844
Date of Death Friday, February 26, 1926

Biography

Henry F. Roll was born in Missouri, and as a member of the 33rd Missouri Infantry, fought in the Battle of Nashville in 1864. After the war he appears to have returned to Nashville briefly, as a member of the Cumberland Club. He later returned to Missouri.

Sources

"Base Ball--The State Championship." Union and Dispatch [Nashville, TN] 1 Dec. 1866: 5. Chronicling America Web. 23 Mar. 2014  http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85038521/1866-12-01/ed-1/seq-5/

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=81370890

http://www.nps.gov/civilwar/search-soldiers-detail.htm?soldierId=6EA7E7CA-DC7A-DF11-BF36-B8AC6F5D926A

Comment

Signed letter as "treasurer" to Chattanooga Lookouts declining the state championship challenge, but "F. Sanford" was listed as the secretary at the club's founding earlier in 1866. See http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83025718/1866-04-21/ed-1/seq-3/

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Cumberland Base Ball Club of Nashville 1866 Member, Later Officer

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