Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Davis” in chapter 1.38 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:

...cating their truth. A few days later came the news that Jefferson Davis had been taken prisoner and confined in Fortress Monroe; perhaps it was the most fortunate thing that could have happened to Mr. Davis . Immediately he became the scape-goat of the Southern people; their sorrows had to be borne by him and he stood for the cause for which they had fought, and perhaps he would suffer the death penalt...
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