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Date of Game 1863
Game Baste Ball
Location Belle Plaine, VA, United States
Has Source On Hand No
NY Rules No - Predecessor
Description The Richmond (IN) Palladium, May 8, 1863, prints a letter from a soldier in the 19th Indiana, datelined April 20 in camp near Belle Plaine, which says his regiment and the 7th Indiana "have many a game at baste-ball--that has been our chief amusement..." Belle Plaine is near Fredericksburg, where Hooker's Army of the Potomac was camped. The game played might be a mis-spelling of "base ball."
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Submitted by Bruce Allardice
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