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 Lewis “Lew” Wallace

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Lewis “Lew” Wallace

  • Birth 10 Apr 1827 Brookville, Franklin County, Indiana, USA
  • Death 15 Feb 1905 Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
  • Burial Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 4279

Civil War Union Major General, New Mexico Territorial Governor, Author. He rose to the rank of Major General in the Union Army during the Civil War. After the war he served as Territorial Governor of New Mexico, and during his term in office wrote the classic novel "Ben Hur".


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  • Added: 2 Jan 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4279
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lewis “Lew” Wallace (10 Apr 1827–15 Feb 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4279, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Crawfordsville, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .