Appointed President he appointed no one to his cabinet until the end of the war, which was too late. He never gave or encouraged his troops. The first President of the Confederate States of America. He invited shipowners to apply for Confederate licenses authorizing them to be privateers which failed to block Lincoln's naval blockade on the Confederacy. Davis believed"No human power could save the Union" giving false hope. He accepted at Montgomery the honor he felt suited to be a military leader as opposed to a political leader. There is much more.
In the civil war, Jefferson Davis played the role of a President in the Confederate states during that time. He was not able to heave adequate funds to fight the American Civil War. Davis was also not able to achieve recognition due to invariable divergence with tremendous supporters of the doctrine of states' rights.