Lew Wallace (1827-1905) was by turns a lieutenant in the Mexican-American War, a member of the Indiana state legislature, a major-general in the Civil War, governor of the New Mexico territory, best-selling novelist, and ambassador to Turkey. His wife Susan was a successful author in her own right.
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The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: Lew Wallace
Review of Ben-Hur.
General Lew Wallace Study
Museum housed in Wallace's study in Crawfordsville, Indiana: Hours, contact information, biography, image gallery, bibliography for Lew and Susan Elston Wallace, information on Ben-Hur.
Lew Wallace: Soldier, Statesman & Scholar
Illustrated biography, bibliographies with photos of several editions, Wallace's poetry, links. Companies using "Ben-Hur" in their name or that of their products, unusual Ben-Hur items. From a rare books librarian.
National Statuary Hall Collection: Lewis Wallace
Lew Wallace represents Indiana in Statuary Hall. Photo of the sculpture of Wallace in Civil War uniform. Short biography.
Shotgun's Home of the American Civil War: Lewis Wallace (1827-1905)
Illustrated biography focuses on Wallace's activities during the Civil War.
Spartacus Educational: Lewis Wallace
Short biography focuses on Wallace's Civil War career and on the military commission formed to judge the conspirators in the Lincoln assassination.
Brief biography of Lewis Wallace, description of manuscript collection at Indiana University.
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