David Crockett: His Life and Adventures
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David Crockett: His Life and Adventures

By John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott
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Tennessee soldier and politician David Crockett played a significant role in his home state's history, but it is his legendary skill as a frontiersman and hunter that earned him an outsized reputation, eventually landing him a spot in the pantheon of American folk heroes. This engaging volume combines a factual account of Crockett's life along with some of the tall tales and over-the-top adventures with which he is credited.

Table of Contents
  • AMERICAN PIONEERS AND PATRIOTS.
  • DAVID CROCKETT:
    • HIS LIFE AND ADVENTURES
      • BY
    • JOHN S. C. ABBOTT
      • ILLUSTRATED.
      • PREFACE.
    • CONTENTS
      • CHAPTER I.
      • Parentage and Childhood.
      • CHAPTER II.
      • Youthful Adventures.
      • CHAPTER III.
      • Marriage and Settlement.
      • CHAPTER IV.
      • The Soldier Life.
      • CHAPTER V.
      • Indian Warfare.
      • CHAPTER VI.
      • The Camp and the Cabin.
      • CHAPTER VII.
      • The Justice of Peace and the Legislator.
      • CHAPTER VIII.
      • Life on the Obion.
      • CHAPTER IX.
      • Adventures in the Forest, on the River, and in the City
      • CHAPTER X.
      • Crockett's Tour to the North and the East.
      • CHAPTER XI.
      • The Disappointed Politician.—Off for Texas.
      • CHAPTER XII.
      • Adventures on the Prairie.
      • CHAPTER XIII.
      • Conclusion.
  • DAVID CROCKETT.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • Parentage and Childhood.
      • CHAPTER II.
      • Youthful Adventures.
      • CHAPTER III.
      • Marriage and Settlement.
      • CHAPTER IV.
      • The Soldier Life.
      • CHAPTER V.
      • Indian Warfare.
      • CHAPTER VI.
      • The Camp and the Cabin.
      • CHAPTER VII.
      • The Justice of Peace and the Legislator.
      • CHAPTER VIII.
      • Life on the Obion.
      • CHAPTER IX.
      • Adventures in the Forest, on the River, and in the City
      • CHAPTER X.
      • Crockett's Tour to the North and the East.
      • CHAPTER XI.
      • The Disappointed Politician.—Off for Texas.
      • CHAPTER XII.
      • Adventures on the Prairie.
      • CHAPTER XIII.
      • Conclusion.
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