High Treason and Brother Jeff
Songs and music
American Civil War (1861-1865)
United States. Army
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
United States--Confederate States of America
Seventeen verse song sung to the tune of "Joe Bowers." Handwritten notes on front: "Copy" "Presented by Guy Modglin son of Frances Modglin Ill. 6/12/1918." Lyrics depict foundation of the Confederate State of America and Jefferson Davis's rise to power.
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
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Modglin, Frank, “High Treason and Brother Jeff,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed March 28, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/22773.