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Zebulon Pike
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The United States Exploration Anthology: The Personal Accounts of the Great Explorers of the Continental United States (2013 edition), Bybliotech - ISBN: 9781628409932
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Sources of the Mississippi and the Western Louisiana Territory (1966 edition), Ann Arbor [Mich.] : University Microfilms
Zebulon Pike
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Pike and Pike's Peak: a brief life of Zebulon Montgomery Pike and extracts from his journal of exploration (1906 edition)


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Born: January 5, 1779

Died: April 27, 1813 (aged 34)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Soldier, general, explorer

Bio: Zebulon Montgomery Pike, Jr. was an American officer and explorer for whom Pikes Peak in Colorado is named. As a United States Army captain in 1806 1807, he led the Pike Expedition to explore and document the southern portion of the Louisiana Purchase and to find the headwaters of the Red River, during which he recorded the discovery of what later was called Pikes Peak.

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