Courtesy of the
A. S. Williams III Americana Collection. The University of Alabama Libraries.
Benjamin Fitzpatrick (1802–1869) was Alabama's governor from 1841-45 and served three terms as a Democrat in the U.S. Senate.
Fitzpatrick headed the "Montgomery Regency," and opposed the southern rights radicals in the secession crisis. He served as
president of Alabama's 1865 constitutional convention.