Dr William Plumer Jacobs in Charleston - 2 April, 1863

from Diary of William Plumer Jacobs, page 105:

On Thursday morning, April 2nd, I was aboard the train, hurrying on through brake and brier to Charleston. [...] I drew up before Mr. Lockwood's and cousin Becky came out to meet me with a kiss. That evening I walked on the battery with Arbuthnot; the same old breezes came bustling in. The same waves dashed over the parapet, but how changed everything else. Great earthworks were thrown up on the eastern corner, through the portholes of which were pointed the ominous mouths of forty-two pounders. A new fort (Ripley) had risen out of the waters - a hundred tents were strewing all the green …   more >>

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Dr William Plumer Jacobs, Diary of William Plumer Jacobs. In Thornwell Jacobs (ed.), Diary of William Plumer Jacobs, volume 138 (1937), p. 105. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1447521662680 accessed: 13 July, 2020

location of experience: Charleston

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Dr William Plumer Jacobs
Priest
1842-1917

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military band

Experience Information

Date/Time 2 April, 1863
Listening Environment outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Sat, 14 Nov 2015 17:21:02 +0000
Approved on Fri, 25 Mar 2016 17:36:15 +0000