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City Shiloh  +
Coordinates 35° 6' 55" N, 88° 21' 42" WLatitude: 35.1153617
Longitude: -88.3617085
Country United States  +
Game Town Ball +
Has Supplemental Text false  +
Headline Town Ball at Shiloh Battlefield  +
Immediacy of Report Contemporary  +
Location TN  +
Reviewed true  +
Salience 2  +
Sources <p>The Mattoon Gazette, April 17, 1862</p>
State TN  +
Submitted by Bruce Allardice +
Tags Civil War  + , Military  +
Year 1,862  +
Year Number 74  +
Has improper value forThis property is a special property in this wiki. Year Suffix  + , Source Image  +
Categories Chronology  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 28 July 2019 17:50:45  +
TextThis property is a special property in this wiki. <p>The Mattoon Gazette, April 17, 18 <p>The Mattoon Gazette, April 17, 1862 prints a letter from a soldier in the 7th IL, datelined Pittsburgh Landing, March 31, 1862: "Down on the parade ground the old time-honored games of 'ball pin,' and'town ball' have enlisted the attention of fifty or sixty soldiers..."</p> <p>Pittsburgh Landing is where the 1862 battle of Shiloh was fought.</p> 862 battle of Shiloh was fought.</p>
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