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whirling before Stonewall Jackson, whom Hooker and Howard had thought to be in full retreat for the mountains, their far superior force huddled in helpless confusion and then sent back, sore-hearted, to the camps from which they had come. They The birth of base-ball: an army of boys. Some of the men who went home on furlough in 1862 returned to their regiments with tales of a marvelous new game which was spreading through the Northern States. In Camp at White Oak Church near Falmouth, Va., Kearny's Jersey brigade and Bartlett's brigade played this baseball, as it was known. Bartlett's boys won this historic ball-game. It is hard to remember when one reads of the bloody battles, the manly sacrifices, the stern, exhausting work of the Union armies, that over one million of the soldiers who fought for the Union were not over twenty-one. It was an army of boys, and in Camp they acted as such. They boxed and wrestled and played tricks on each other like boys in school.