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Early baseball... Andersonville Prison warden...



Item # 653532

September 24, 1865

NEW YORK TIMES, Sept.  24, 1865 

* Andersonville prison
* Henry Wirz trial
* Early baseball


The ftpg. has: "TRIAL OF CAPT. WIRZ" "Further Testimony to the Horrors of Andersonville" "Rebel Surgeons Boasting of Having Poisoned the Prisoners" with more.
The back page has: “The National Game” “The Silver Ball Contests At Kingston--Mutual Vs. Actives Of New-York, And Knickerbockers, Of Albany Vs. Resolutes, Of Brooklyn.” The winners of each baseball game were presented silver balls by the managers of the fairs. 

Category: Post-Civil War

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