Gen. Lew Wallace, U.S.A.

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Title:Gen. Lew Wallace, U.S.A.

Portrait of Lew Wallace (1827-1905), a lawyer, governor, and Union general in the United States Civil War. He was also an author, best remembered for his historical novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. During the war, he was promoted to Brigadier General of volunteers. Postwar he became Governor of New Mexico Territory.

Local identification number: ULPA 1986.87.09

Types:Albumen prints | Cabinet photographs
Subjects:Portraits | United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Military personnel--Union | Generals--American--1860-1870 | Generals | Military uniforms | Military officers | Wallace, Lew, 1827-1905
Collection:General Orlando M. Poe Collection, 1836-ca. 1890
Institution:University of Louisville Libraries
Original Material:

4.25 x 6.5 in. b&w cabinet card. Item Number ULPA 1986.87.09 in the General Orlando M. Poe Collection, University of Louisville Photographic Archives.

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