Abraham Lincoln

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The Conspirators oil painting by Lew Wallace

People Lew Knew: Louis Weichmann, Witness to Conspiracy

We were recently contacted by someone who was curious about Lew’s vote during the Lincoln conspirators trial. I’ve already emailed the inquirer directly, but I thought this would be a good time to talk more about Louis Weichmann, who was pivotal in the conspirators trial. Louis was born in Baltimore, […]

Ulysses Grant

People Lew Knew: Presidents Day Edition

For Presidents Day, we thought we would talk about some of the US Presidents Lew knew during his life. Former curator Joann Spragg was once asked about the Presidents that General Wallace knew—beginning with William Henry Harrison and Zachary Taylor, she began listing them. Wallace probably knew (and had opinions about) […]