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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. 

Item from Catalog 283 (released for June, 2019)...

Category: Post-Civil War

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