TITLE

Dispute over Davy Crockett's last stand

AUTHOR(S)
Baldauf, Scott
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
Christian Science Monitor;2/8/99, Vol. 91 Issue 50, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on Jose Enrique de la Pena's Alamo memoir, which was published in 1955. How the memoir highlights the debate over historical accuracy and heroic characters; Memoir given as a gift to the University of Texas at Austin; Debate over how Davy Crockett died; A portion of the memoir lending credence to eyewitness accounts of how the last Texas combatants died; How Crockett is said to have died in the memoir.
ACCESSION #
1512602

 

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