Base Ball. - The Empire City Base Ball Club held a meeting Monday evening, and elected the following officers for the ensuing year:
President, L.P. Fuller; Vice-President, Jno. F. Walton; Secretary, Hno. W. Williams; Treasurer, Henry Barklage; Captains, James Rule and Jno. F. Barrett; Directors, Daniel Coyle, C. Mosler and J.T. Murphy.
A grand game is to be played by the Club on Gamble Lawn on the 16th inst., the occasion being the anniversary of the organization of the Club - playing to commence at 2 P.M.
-Missouri Republican, April 9, 1863
On April 7, 1863, the First Battle of Charleston Harbor took place. While I, as someone who used to live on James Island, find the battle interesting, for our purposes the more interesting naval battle in Charleston took place in February of 1865. I'll get to that at some point.