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Attorney, soldier, politician, and writer, Lew Wallace fought in both the Mexican and Civil wars, after which he returned to practicing law and then entered politics. He wrote his epic Ben-Hur (1880) while serving as territorial governor in New Mexico. A biography of General Benjamin Harrison followed in 1888. Wallace also wrote plays and poetry.