Statistics for occurrence #1 of “President Davis” in chapter 36 of Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States.:
...killful management, gave him great success.
At the opening of the war, the State of Louisiana made him commander-in-chief of her volunteer forces.
When the Confederate Government was established, President Davis made him a brigadier-general, and put him in command at Pensacola.
Here the people and the troops expected a great contest, and, though it did not occur, it afforded a favorable field for Bragg's e...
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