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David Stern Crockett

Born: 1786-08-17 - Died: 1836-03-06
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Death Summary: Davy Crockett died fighting in the Battle of The Alamo at the age of 49.
His death has two versions, one that he died in battle at the Alamo and the other that he was captured at the end and executed.The first is the generally accepted story.

Who was David Stern Crockett : He fought in the militia against the indians in the "Creek war". He was elected United States Congressman in 1826, 1828 and 1833.
In 1836 he went to Texas to support the Texas revolution. The commander of the Alamo, William Tavis, asked for help and Crockett and others answered his call. The mexican General Santa Anna took the Alamo, at high cost. On his orders no prisoners were taken.
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