Louisiana State University Press
An Updated Look at Senator Fessenden
William Pitt Fessenden was a senator’s senator. Dyspeptic, diligent, incorruptible and on some subjects indispensable, an aggressive debater and constructive force in committee, the Maine Republican came close to what the Founders must have envisione....
Summers, Mark Wahlgren
"Civil War Senator: William Pitt Fessenden and the Fight to Save the American Republic,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 13
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol13/iss3/35