Jeff Davis Rode a White Horse (Jeff Davis is a Gentleman)
DESCRIPTION: "Jeff Davis Rode a White Horse, Lincoln rode a mule, Jeff Davis was a gentleman, Lincoln was a fool." May be attached to floating sorts of lyrics about courting, traveling, food, etc.
EARLIEST DATE: 1937 (Scarborough)
KEYWORDS: political Civilwar
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 387, "Jeff Davis Rode a White Horse" (1 fragment)
Scarborough-SongCatcher, p. 74, (no titles) (1 short text)
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