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Crockett, David - Famous American hunter, trapper, and Indian Fighter.  He was born in Green County, Tennessee, August 17, 1786.  At an early age he became an expert "b'ar hunter," and had many thrilling experiences killing ferocious bears.  he learned woodcraft from friendly Indians and when the Creek War started in 1813 he enlisted under General Andrew Jackson as a scout and guide.

Davy Crockett mixed in politics for a time, then finding life too dull, headed west to Texas.  He joined the Texans in their fight for freedom from Mexican rule, and lost his life as one of the stanch defenders of the Alamo at San Antonio on March 6, 1836

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