The Life Story of Albert Pike (Classic Reprint)

The Life Story of Albert Pike (Classic Reprint)

Excerpt from The Life Story of Albert Pike

Pike’s Struggle for an Education and Desire for a Freer Life; His First Adventure in the West; Entering the Staked Plains; Following the Old Santa Fe Trail; Arrival at Fort Smith; Removal to Little Rock; His Marriage; Engages in the Practice of Law; His Oratorical Ability – His Public Service; Takes Up Arms in the War With Mexico; Duel With John Selden Roane; Service in the Confederate Army; His Work as an Author; Activities of His Later Years – His Masonic Career – Takes Up Residence in Washington City; The Wake of “The Fine Arkansas Gentleman;” The Close of an Eventful Life

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