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Baseball during the Civil War...



Item # 661487

August 19, 1863

NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 19, 1863  The front page has: "Base Ball - Star, Of Brooklyn, Vs. Empire, Of New York" with a one paragraph summary and the box score of the game. Baseball reports were uncommon during the Civil War & quite rare to find on the front page.
War-related ftpg. reports as well including: "CHARLESTON" "Rebels Accounts of the Progress of the Siege" "Awful Bombardment of Fort Sumter..." "The Presidency" "Important From the Southwest".
Eight pages, nice condition.

Item from Catalog 286 (released for September, 2019)...

Category: Yankee

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