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On to the Alamo: Colonel Crockett's Exploits and Adventures in Texas

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David ?Davy? Crockett (1786?1836) was born in Tennessee, fought alongside Andrew Jackson in the War of 1812, and later served three terms in the House of Representatives before heading to Texas, where he died defending the Alamo. "Col. Crockett's Exploits and Adventures in Texas," first published after Crockett's death and disingenuously attributed to him, was written by Richard Penn Smith as a narrative that promoted a sanitized account of the Alamo as a heroic effort by Americans to stem the Mexican ?invasion? of Texas. ...

On to the Alamo: Colonel Crockett's Exploits and Adventures in Texas 2003, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780142437643

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