Davy Crockett Quotes

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In 1838 Robert Patton Crockett went to Texas to administer his father's land claim. Secondly there is some speculation that de la Peña's account may have been a deliberate fabrication with the intention of presenting Santa Anna in a far more diabolical light than American (and especially Texan) historians have given him since the fall of the Alamo. That same night outside the Alamo there was a skirmish between Mexican and Texian troops.

After his death he continued to be credited with acts of mythical proportion. S. After being made a colonel in the militia of Lawrence County Tennessee he was elected to the Tennessee state legislature in 1821.