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Age of Players Adult  +
City Seabrook Island  +
Coordinates 32° 34' 38" N, 80° 10' 14" WLatitude: 32.5771277
Longitude: -80.170652
Country United States  +
External Number 23  +
Has Supplemental Text false  +
Headline Massachusetts Officers Play Ball in May, on July 4  +
Immediacy of Report Retrospective  +
Location South Dakota  +
Reviewed true  +
Salience 3  +
State SC  +
Tags Civil War  + , Military  +
Year 1,862  +
Year Number 35  +
Has improper value forThis property is a special property in this wiki. Year Suffix  + , Source Image  + , Submitted by  +
Categories Chronology  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 28 July 2019 17:41:14  +
TextThis property is a special property in this wiki. <p>May: “One of the boys in a letter <p>May: “One of the boys in a letter home vividly describes a hailstorm . . . ‘one day we had a regular hailstorm . . . The boys were out playing ball when it commenced sprinkling, and they thought it wasn’t going to be much of a shower, they kept right on playing, when all of a sudden came the [hail] stones, and the boys put for their tents . . . Queer weather here!’”</p> <p>July 4: “Some of the officers played baseball and drill was neglected.”</p> <p>Alfred S. Roe, <span style="text-decoration: underline;">The Twenty-Fourth Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteers, 1861-1866</span> (Twenty-Fourth Veteran Association, Worcester, 1907), pages 112 and 135. Accessed on Google books 6/2/09 via “twenty-fourth regiment” search. The regiment’s officers were mostly from Boston. The regiment, organized at Readville, 10 miles SW of Boston, and was at Seabrook Island SC on these dates.</p> abrook Island SC on these dates.</p>
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