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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, […]

Lew and the Snooze

Archaeologists have found evidence that clocks have existed as early as 400 BC clocks run on water existed in China and the Greeks had early mechanical clocks in the 1st century BC. In the early 13th century clocks even had alarms set on them to make a motion or sound […]