in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Alternative Belief Systems. 1788 words.
Pike, Albert (29 December 1809–02 April 1891), lawyer, soldier, and Masonic scholar, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Benjamin Pike, a cobbler, and Sarah Andrews. The boy was...