(1907) Stage: Wrote source material (novel) for "Ben Hur", produced on Broadway
. Drama (revival). Dramatized by William Young. Directed by Joseph Brooks. Academy of Music: 25 Feb 1907-Apr 1907 (closing date unknown/64 performances). Cast: Mabel Brownell, Charles Canfield, Dwight Dana, Margaret Dills...
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General Lew Wallace
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He was President of the Court at the famous "Andersonville Trial", in which Col. Henry Wirz, commandant of the notorious Confederate POW camp at Andersonvile, GA, was charged with multiple counts of murder for the thousands of Union prisoners who died there of disease, starvation, neglect, shootings, etc. Wirz was found guilty and hanged.