My Daguerreotype Boyfriend

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Lew Wallace, c. 1853, in his mid-twenties. Union general, governor of New Mexico territory, diplomat to the Ottoman Empire, where he gathered material for the bestselling Ben-Hur (which Ulysses S. Grant reportedly read in a single 30-hour sitting.)
From the submitter cmcdwh: 



This handsome fellow is my great-great-grandfather, Lew Wallace, around 1853. The daguerreotype was taken around 1853 and is owned by the General Lew Wallace Study in Crawfordsville, Indiana. By the time he was a Major-General in the Civil War, Lew had grown an impressive beard, but I like him better this way. Lew sat on the military tribunal that tried another daguerreotype boyfriend, Lewis Thornton Powell. [Ed: Gasp!]

Lew Wallace, c. 1853, in his mid-twenties. Union general, governor of New Mexico territory, diplomat to the Ottoman Empire, where he gathered material for the bestselling Ben-Hur (which Ulysses S. Grant reportedly read in a single 30-hour sitting.)

From the submitter cmcdwh

This handsome fellow is my great-great-grandfather, Lew Wallace, around 1853. The daguerreotype was taken around 1853 and is owned by the General Lew Wallace Study in Crawfordsville, Indiana. By the time he was a Major-General in the Civil War, Lew had grown an impressive beard, but I like him better this way. Lew sat on the military tribunal that tried another daguerreotype boyfriend, Lewis Thornton Powell. [Ed: Gasp!]

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    great example of why daguerreotypes are stupid and perfect and so stupid
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