Lew Wallace: Author, Politician, General
Lew Wallace was one of the most famous people in America. A general who saved the union by losing a battle, he met with Billy the Kid and authored one of the most influential novels of all time. The History Guy tells the forgotten story of possibly the most interesting person you've likely never heard of.
Signup for your FREE trial to The Great Courses Plus here: http://ow.ly/F0Ie30r2D6P Lew Wallace was one of the most famous people in America. A general who saved the union by losing a battle, he met with Billy the Kid and authored one of the most influential novels of all time. The History Guy tells the forgotten story of possibly the most interesting person you’ve likely never heard of. This is original content based on research by The History Guy. Images in the Public Domain are carefully selected and provide illustration. As very few images of the actual event are available in the Public Domain, images of similar objects and events are used for illustration. You can purchase the bow tie worn in this episode at The Tie Bar: https://www.thetiebar.com/?utm_campaign=BowtieLove&utm_medium=YouTube&utm_source=LanceGeiger All events are portrayed in historical context and for educational purposes. No images or content are primarily intended to shock and disgust. Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it. Non censuram. Find The History Guy at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheHistoryGuyYT/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/TheHistoryGuy Please send suggestions for future episodes: Suggestions@TheHistoryGuy.net The History Guy: History Deserves to Be Remembered is the place to find short snippets of forgotten history from five to fifteen minutes long. If you like history too, this is the channel for you. Subscribe for more forgotten history: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4sEmXUuWIFlxRIFBRV6VXQ?sub_confirmation=1. Awesome The History Guy merchandise is available at: https://teespring.com/stores/the-history-guy Script by THG #ushistory #thehistoryguy #uscivilwar