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 >>
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: 11 December, 2023
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|Date/Time||3 November, 1861|
|Listening Environment||in the company of others, indoors, in public|
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.