Mary Seacole in Sebastopol battlefield - 9 September, 1855, in the morning

from Wonderful Adventures of Mrs Seacole in Many Lands, pages 172-174:

The news of the evacuation of Sebastopol soon carried away all traces of yesterday’s fatigue. For weeks past I had been offering bets to every one that I would not only be the first woman to enter Sebastopol from the English lines, but that I would be the first to carry refreshments into the fallen city. 

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cite as

Mary Seacole, Wonderful Adventures of Mrs Seacole in Many Lands (London, July, 1857), p. 172-174. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1628582702563 accessed: 6 December, 2022

location of experience: Sebastopol battlefield

Listeners

Mary Seacole
businesswoman, Nurse, traditional healer, Writer
1805-1881

Listening to

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Rowdy, drunken singing performed by Soldiers

Experience Information

Date/Time 9 September, 1855, in the morning
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, outdoors, in public

Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Tue, 10 Aug 2021 09:05:03 +0100
Approved on Sun, 15 Aug 2021 11:53:28 +0100