Dispute over Davy Crockett's last stand

Baldauf, Scott
February 1999
Christian Science Monitor;2/8/99, Vol. 91 Issue 50, p1
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.


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