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Lewis "Lew" Wallace
Birth: Apr. 10, 1827
Brookville
Franklin County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 15, 1905
Crawfordsville
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA

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". 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Wallace (1799 - 1859)
  Esther French Test Wallace (1806 - 1834)
 
 Spouse:
  Susan Arnold Elston Wallace (1830 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Henry Lane Wallace (1853 - 1926)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Milton Wallace (1820 - 1866)*
  William Wallace (1825 - 1891)*
  Lewis Wallace (1827 - 1905)**
  Lewis Wallace (1827 - 1905)
  John Test Wallace (1829 - 1832)*
  Edward Test Wallace (1831 - 1885)*
  David Wallace (1836 - 1852)**
  Mary Sanders Wallace Leathers (1837 - 1871)**
  Ellen S Wallace (1845 - 1846)**
  Agnes Wallace Steiner (1848 - 1928)**
  David Wallace (1852 - 1911)**
  Jemima Sanders Wallace (1854 - 1866)**
  Sanders Wallace (1857 - 1858)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Crawfordsville
Montgomery County
Indiana, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 03, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 4279
Lewis Lew Wallace
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I am named Lew Wallace Pollan after you
- Lew W Pollan
 Added: Sep. 4, 2016
Lew Wallace was a Major General in the Civil War, an author, a governor of the New Mexico Territory during the Johnson County War and an ambassador to the Ottoman empire. Such a fascinating man!!
- aylaeh
 Added: Jul. 26, 2016

- bob tarte
 Added: Jul. 25, 2016
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