Wallace, Lewis

Wallace, Lewis

(1827–1905) author, soldier; born in Brookville, Ind. He served with volunteer troops in the Mexican War, practiced law and was active in political and militia affairs in Indiana, and commanded a division under Grant at Shiloh (1862). His novel, Ben Hur, a story of Christians in the Roman Empire, has been in print continuously since it first appeared in 1880.
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Jon Daly, Andy Little and Robbie Crawford all passed up decent chances, and Smith produced at least four fantastic saves before the break to deny Black, Lee Wallace, Lewis Macleod and Crawford again.
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Ben-Hur Historical novel by Wallace, Lewis , published in 1880 and widely translated.
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