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People/Characters: Louis T. Wigfall

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April 1865: The Month That Saved America by Jay Winikas Senator Wigfall
Brother Against Brother: The War Begins by William C. Davis
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Perryville by Shelby Foote
The Civil War: A Narrative: Volume 3: Red River to Appomattox by Shelby Foote
The Civil War: An Illustrated History by Geoffrey C. Ward
Confederate Ordeal: The Southern Home Front by Steven A. Channing
Lincoln's Avengers: Justice, Revenge, and Reunion after the Civil War by Elizabeth D. Leonard

Character description

Louis Trezevant Wigfall (1816-1874): American politician. Born in South Carolina, he became a lawyer and a noted deulist, killing a political rival before moving to Texas in 1848. He became a Senator for that state, then became a Confederate general after secession. He joined the Confederate congress in 1862, but neither his military nor his political career was as successful as he believed. After the war he briefly fled to England, then returned to Texas.

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