10th Annual South Carolina Singing in Memory of William Walker

Burwell Building, Wofford College
Spartanburg, Spartanburg County, South Carolina

Saturday, April 10, 2004

Books used: The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint),
and The Sacred Harp, 1991 edition.
Leaders typically led two songs at a time.

Officers for the day were Dr Harry Eskew, chair, Frances Carnell, arranging, and Dan Huger, secretary.

The opening prayer was offered by Joel Jones.

The morning session sung from The Sacred Harp, 1991 edition.
49t, Old Hundred - Dr Eskew
49b, Mear - Dan Huger
99, Gospel Trumpet
313b, Cobb - Frances Carnell
270, Confidence
276, Bridgewater - Joel Jones
503, Lloyd
354b, Happy Land - Hugh McGraw
481, Novakoski - Leon Carnell
117, Babylon is Fallen
569b, Sacred Throne - Mary Baumeister
56b, Villulia


178, Africa - Holly Corbett
35, Saints Bound for Heaven
312b, Restoration (First) - Bobbi Albert
225t, Reynolds
145t, Warrenton - Victoria Eastland
290, Victoria
77t, The Child of Grace - Brent Holcomb
460, Sardis
77b, Holcombe - John Hollingsworth
38t, Winter - Dave Farmer
267, Parting Friends (First)

Dr Eskew talked.

155, Northfield - Dr Eskew
128, The Promised Land - Harry Eskew
504, Wood Street - Dan Huger
384, Panting for Heaven - Frances Carnell
284, Garden Hymn - Hugh McGraw
78, Stafford - Joel Jones

Dr Eskew posed the singers for photographs.


The afternoon session was sung from The Christian Harmony (‘Carolina book’, 1873 facsimile, 1994 reprint).
117, Angel Band - Dr Eskew
103b, Fish Pond - Dan Huger
105b, Resignation
179t, Laurell - Joel Jones

John Hollingsworth led the memorial lesson for the departed; those remembered were Sarah Gramling, Pauline Margaret Hodges. Dottie McGraw was remembered as a shut-in.

Mr Hollingsworth led 76b, Night, for the remembered.

Dan Huger closed the memorial lesson with prayer.

80t, Caddo - Mary Baumeister
254b, Sicily
346, Star in the East - Leon Carnell
214, Hosanna
26b, Ninety-Third - Hugh McGraw
381A, Not Made with Hands - Bill Burns
58 (SH), Pisgah - Victoria Eastland
53 (SH), Jerusalem
158, The Land of Rest - John Hollingsworth
171t, Sessions - Frances Carnell
369, Easter Anthem - Dan Huger

Thanks to Dr Gerald Thurmond, of Wofford, who arranged for us to have access, and gave up holiday time to do so.

The class adjourned to the grave of William Walker at nearby Magnolia Cemetery.
157, Hallelujah
Closing prayer, and thanks for the life and work of William Walker, Dr Harry Eskew.

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