February 1933

"War in Nicaragua"

Volume 17, Issue 4

Standing at the head of the list of men who caused the period of 1850 to 1860 in American History to be known as the period of the Filibusters, is William Walker, a man of courage, intelligence and with a marked ability to lead men. Born in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1824. the eldest son of a Scotch banker, he was educated in that state and graduated from the University of Nashville in 1838. He then studied medicine in Edinburgh for a time and afterwards continued his education in France. Germany and Italy.

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