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Davy Crockett

Military (17-Aug-1786 — 6-Mar-1836)


Paul F. Anderson. The Davy Crockett Craze: A Look at the 1950s. Westchester, IL: R&G Productions. 1996.

Buffalo Bill. The History of the Wild West: Being the Complete Life and Thrilling Adventures of the Great Pioneer Heroes Daniel Boone, Davy Crockett and Kit Carson. Chicago, IL: John R. Stanton. 1901. 399pp.

Mark Derr. The Frontiersman: The Real Life and the Many Legends of Davy Crockett. New York: William Morrow. 1993. 304pp.

Richard M. Dorson. Davy Crockett: American Comic Legend. New York: Rockland/Spiral Press. 1939. 171pp.

William Groneman. David Crockett: Hero of the Common Man. Forge Books. 2005.

Richard B. Hauck. Crockett: A Bio-Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 1982.

Michael A. Lofaro. Crockett at Two Hundred. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press. 1989.

Michael A. Lofaro (editor). Davy Crockett: The Man, the Legend, the Legacy, 1786-1986. University of Tennessee Press. 1985. 203pp.

Constance Rourke. Davy Crockett. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World. 1962. 276pp.

James Atkins Shackford (editor). David Crockett: The Man and the Legend. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press. 1986.

Michael Wallis. David Crockett: The Lion of the West. W. W. Norton. 2011. 380pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  5. Congressional Biography [link]

  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers

  8. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.251)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.364)

  10. Webster's American Biographies (p.237)

  11. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.176)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.238)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.162)

  14. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.128)

  15. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.202)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.57)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.159)

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