Statistics for occurrence #1 of “South Carolina” in chapter 9 of Varina Davis, Jefferson Davis: Ex-President of the Confederate States of America, A Memoir by his Wife, Volume 1:
... that the troops of the United States would be employed to enforce the execution of the laws in that State, and it was supposed that the regiment to which I belonged would in that event be ordered to South Carolina .
By education, by association, and by preference I was a soldier; then regarding that profession as my vocation for life.
Yet, looking the issue squarely in the face, I chose the alternative ...
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