The Gallant Travis Killed 15 People as he lay sick in his bed — before he took a shot in the head

Everyone remembers the hopeless fight of 100 gallant Kentuckians led by Colonels Travis and Bowie. The death scene of Davie Crocket as seen by Colonel R. L. Crompton as sought out by a reporter.

“In the winter of 1834,” Colonel Crompton began, “I left my house in Massachusetts for the purpose of seeking my fortune in the west. My…

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