Smoke, Sound & Fury: The Civil War Memoirs of Major-General Lew Wallace, U.S. Volunteers
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Smoke, Sound & Fury: The Civil War Memoirs of Major-General Lew Wallace, U.S. Volunteers

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Remembered today as the author of Ben-Hur, Lew Wallace was first an Indiana lawyer whose leadership and talent for action won him fame in the Civil War. Brash, handsome and charismatic, he quickly rose from colonel of a volunteer regiment to major-general of a division. A popular hero in wester Virginia and the capture of Fort Donelson, he later saw his military carreer ne...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published October 1st 1998 by Strawberry Hill Press
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Lewis "Lew" Wallace was a lawyer, governor, Union general in the American Civil War, American statesman, and author, best remembered for his historical novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ.

From Civil War Biography:

Although he would have much preferred to be remembered as a highly successful military hero, Lew Wallace has been thwarted in this ambition and is best known as an author. Born in Indian...more
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Ben-Hur The Fair God The Prince Of India, Or, Why Constantinople Fell Ben Hur (Volume 1); A Tale of the Christ Ben-Hur   Part 2 Of 2

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