Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Jeff. Davis” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: January 23, 1865., [Electronic resource]:
... appearance of Jeff. Davis supplies a void place in their theology.
The Pantheistic ideas which they have adopted discover in Nature, in all her forms, a God; but there was still wanting a Devil.
Jeff. Davis came and supplied the vacuum.
When a New England man says "Go to the Devil," he only means, Go to Jeff. Davis.
The Confederate President looms up like the Prince of Pandemonium in all Yankee imag...
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