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Lew Wallace, Boy Writer

Monocacy National Battlefield
General Lew Wallace was in command during this battle in 1864 that saved Washington D.C. from the Confederate Army.

Lewis Wallace Biography – Lewis Wallace (1827-1905) Although he would have much preferred to be remembered as a highly successful military hero, Lew Wallace has been thwarted in this ambition.

The Ben-Hur Museum is located in the private study of Maj. General Lew. Wallace, the author of Ben-Hur. The museum contains items collected by General Wallace during his life as an author, soldier, statesman, artist, violinist and inventor.

A description of Lew Wallace's Study
"the most beautiful author's study in the world . . . a dream of oriental beauty and luxury." Photos included.

Ben-Hur as an electronic book.

Review of Ben-Hur from Bartleby's books online

The Capture of Fort Donelson, Part I... by Lew Wallace From The Century Magazine, Vol. XXIX, Dec., 1884.
"the Confederate sentinel on the ramparts that morning, taking in the whole scene, knew the jolly rollicking picnic days of the war were over." 

The Capture of Fort Donelson, Part II by Lew Wallace, From The Century Magazine, Vol. XXIX, Dec., 1884

Brief bio including history of Lincoln conspirator trial.

( return to Lew Wallace home page)


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