Dr William Plumer Jacobs in Tekoa, Charlotte, South Carolina - 3 November, 1861

from Diary of William Plumer Jacobs, pages 85-6:

Today at the request of Brother Otts I went up to Tekoa, a mission station on the Charlotte road to preach. Just after breakfast I hurried over to the depot and got on some cars which were about to leave. I found soon, however, that I had not got on the passenger train but on one carrying up soldiers. I knew, however, when I reached Tekoa by Killian's millpond and though the cars were at full speed I had had no intention of going up to Charlotte so I jumped off "flying squirrel" fashion and down I came full length. I jumped up however and found that my neck was not broken and went over to …   more >>

cite as

Dr William Plumer Jacobs, Diary of William Plumer Jacobs. In Thornwell Jacobs (ed.), Diary of William Plumer Jacobs, volume 138 (1937), p. 85-6. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1447519955489 accessed: 25 January, 2022

location of experience: Tekoa, Charlotte, South Carolina

Listeners

Dr William Plumer Jacobs
Priest
1842-1917

Listening to

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Old Hundredth

Experience Information

Date/Time 3 November, 1861
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

The writer is forced to take over from the choir leader in the singing of The Old Hundredth when the choir leader's voice gives out.


Originally submitted by acusworth on Sat, 14 Nov 2015 16:52:35 +0000
Approved on Fri, 25 Mar 2016 17:12:23 +0000