7th Surrey Volunteers et al. in London - 1862
Nothing tends to bring the men so much together as a band, and when it plays on the parade ground, the members come there and bring their friends with them and they walk about there just as well as they could in a park.
Evidence of Major Beresford of the 7th Surrey Volunteers. In Charles Shaw-Lefevre Viscount Eversley (ed.), Report of the commissioners appointed to inquire into the condition fo the Volunteer Force in Great Britain. Command Papers; Reports of Commissioners, 1862  (1862), p. 655. http://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1366045009 accessed: 20 September, 2017
location of experience: London
Originally submitted by hgb3 on Thu, 28 Nov 2013 10:47:20 +0000