Private Waterfield in Ambala - 1 March, 1848

from Memoir of Private Waterfield, 1 Mar. 1848, page 40:

General Beat at half past 3 a.m. 15 miles to Ambala. Road much broken, consequently we were nearly smothered in dust. As soon as our new station became visible our band began to play some lively airs.
cite as

Private Waterfield, Memoir of Private Waterfield, 1 Mar. 1848. In Donald Scott and Arthur Swinson (ed.), The memoirs of Private Waterfield, soldier in Her Majesty's 32nd Regiment of Foot (Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry),1842-57 (London, 1968), p. 40. accessed: 1 December, 2023

location of experience: Ambala


Listening to

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military band on the march performed by band of the 32nd Regiment of Foot

Experience Information

Date/Time 1 March, 1848
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public

Originally submitted by th4 on Sat, 07 Dec 2013 12:34:13 +0000