Jeff Davis' Last Shift

Title

Jeff Davis' Last Shift

Subject

Broadsides
Songs and music
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889
United States--Confederate States of America

Description

Three verse song and chorus, "Composed and sung by Johnny Judge, the Ethiopian comedian, at Varieties Theatre" Lyrics depict Jefferson Davis fleeing Richmond dressed as a woman and his capture by Union soldiers.

Creator

 Judge, Johnny

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

ca. 1865

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

301275
37540000504102

Coverage

Unknown

Original Format

1
17 cm

Citation

Judge, Johnny, “Jeff Davis' Last Shift,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed November 17, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/22802.