Albert Pike (December 29, 1809–April 2, 1891) was an attorney, Confederate officer, writer, and Freemason. Pike is the only Confederate military officer or figure to be honored with an outdoor statue in Washington, D.C. (in Judiciary Square) mostly due to his masonic connection with President Andrew Johnson, who pardoned Pike for treason after the American Civil War. Pike is the writer of "Morals and Dogma of the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry" his magnum opus.
Albert Pike, a 33° Freemason. Head of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Southern Jurisdiction. Pike writes this in Morals and Dogma page 321: Lucifer, the Light-Bearer! Strange and mysterious name given to the Spirit of Darkness! Lucifer, the Son of the Morning! Is it he who bears the light, and with its splendors intolerable blinds feeble, sensual, or selfish Souls? Doubt it not!