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External Number 146  +
Has Supplemental Text false  +
Headline Base Ball Listed Among Sports in NH Regimental History  +
Reviewed true  +
Salience 3  +
Tags Civil War  + , Military  +
Year 1,862  +
Year Number 1  +
Year Suffix c  +
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Categories Chronology  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 28 July 2019 17:41:41  +
TextThis property is a special property in this wiki. <p>“There was, also, no lack of athl <p>“There was, also, no lack of athletic sports, such as jumping, pitching quoits, wrestling, etc., with now and then, in the regiments favorably stationed in forts or on garrison duty, a game of base ball, although this game was not then, as now [1897], the craze of the day.”</p> <p>Asa. W. Bartlett, <span style="text-decoration: underline;">History of the Twelfth Regiment, New Hampshire Volunteers</span> (Ira C. Evans, Concord NH, 1897), page 356. Accessed 7/8/09 on Google Books via “bartlett ‘twelfth regiment’” search. This passage is a generic account of camp life, and seems to have no time period associated with it; in fact, it is not entirely clear from this account that the 12<sup>th</sup> NH itself played the game. The 12<sup>th</sup> saw major battles including Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, and ended the war in the trenches around Richmond.</p> in the trenches around Richmond.</p>
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