Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Jefferson Davis” in chapter 76, page 244 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
...particularly signalized himself for partisan meanness.
He had been an applicant for the postmastership, but Mr. Myers, an opponent, was appointed; where-upon Turner received the appointment through Mr. Jefferson Davis 's government.
The latter procured the arrest of Myers upon the charge of treason to Virginia.
He was thown into prison, and condemned to die, but was released a few days before the battle.
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