Lew Wallace

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Front page of the New-York Tribune showing Lew Wallace's Obituary

Lew Wallace’s Obituary

Tomorrow is the anniversary of Lew’s death, and our friend Chandler Lighty at the Indiana Historic Newspaper Digitization Project has a great blog post collecting several of Lew’s obituaries from across the country. Read the whole post here. Chandler Lighty will be speaking here at the Carriage House Interpretive Center […]

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

It might surprise you to learn that Lew Wallace may have celebrated Cinco de Mayo, but the idea isn’t as crazy as you might think! Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Lew was busy with the aftermath of the Battle of Shiloh in the […]