Rebel Fast Day by Jeff Davis

Why the Rebels Appointed a Fast Day.    In Jeff Davis’s proclamation appointing a day of fasting, humiliation and prayer, he assigns this curious reason, among others:   — “The termination of the provisional government offers a fitting occasion again to present ourselves in humiliation.”

Once in a while even a rebel can speak the truth.  Davis was quite right in asserting that the South had reason to humiliate itself over the death of its so-called “provisional government,”  — N.Y. Post

(Liberator ) Mar 14, 1862, pg 3