Statistics for occurrence #1 of “President Davis” in chapter 1.8 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...y and its commanders.
To describe the first that I recall: While dressing his wounded hand at the first Manassas, at the field hospital of the brigade at Young's Branch, near the Lewis house, I saw President Davis ride up from Manassas.
He had been told by stragglers, that our army had been defeated.
He stopped his horse in the middle of the little stream, stood up in his stirrups (the palest, sternest fac...
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