Lincoln Conspirators Trial

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“Trials and Tribulations” Exhibit Opening

The General Lew Wallace Study & Museum 2015 exhibit, “Trials and Tribulations: Lew Wallace in 1865,” is now open! This exhibit discusses the actions of Lew Wallace in the final year of the American Civil War. Trials and Tribulations In 1865, Lew served on two important trials—that of the Lincoln Conspirators […]

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, […]