WIGFALL, Louis Trezevant, 1816-1874



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Extended Bibliography

Garnett, Donald Travis. “Senatorial Speaking of Louis T. Wigfall, 1860-1861: A Study of Agitational Rhetoric.” Ph.D. dissertation, Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, 1975.

King, Alvy L. Louis T. Wigfall: Southern Fire-eater. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1970.

Ledbetter, Billy D. “The Election of Louis T. Wigfall to the United States Senate, 1859: A Reevaluation.” Southwestern Historical Quarterly 77 (October 1973): 241-54.

Lord, C.W. “Young Louis Wigfall: South Carolina Politician and Duelist.” South Carolina Historical Magazine 59 (April 1958): 96-112.

Ringold, May Spencer. “William Gourdin Young and the Wigfall Mission—Fort Sumter, April 13, 1861.” South Carolina Historical Magazine 73 (January 1972): 27-36.

Walther, Eric H. “Palmetto Recklessness and Daring: Lawrence M. Keitt and Louis T. Wigfall.” In The Fire-Eaters, pp. 160-94. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1992.

Welch, June Rayfield. “John Brown Elected Wigfall.” In The Texas Senator, pp. 16-19. Dallas: G.L.A. Press, 1978.

Wright, Louise (Wigfall). A Southern Girl in ‘61: The War-Time Memories of a Confederate Senator’s Daughter. New York: Doubleday, Page, 1905.