Statistics for occurrence #1 of “President Davis” in chapter 1.8 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
... our army had been defeated.
He stopped his horse in the middle of the little stream, stood up in his stirrups (the palest, sternest face I ever saw), and cried to the great crowd of soldiers: I am President Davis ; follow me back to the field.
General Jackson did not hear distinctly.
I told him who it was, and what he said.
He stood up, took off his cap and cried: We have whipped them; they ran like sh...
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