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February 15, 1862

WILKES' SPIRIT OF THE TIMES, New York, NY, February 15, 1862.

* Billiards
* Chess

This newspaper, which was primarily a sporting newspaper, has a quite lengthy article headed: "Billiards" includes accompanying subheads entitled: "The Foley and Kavanagh Match", "The Match of 1859", and much more.

Another article found within this issue and entitled: "Our Chess Department" includes a "problem of the week" and the answer to the previous weeks' problem.

This 16 page issue also includes some Civil War reports as well as other sports items, including boxing. Nice.

Category: The Civil War