James "Jim" Bowie, a 19th-century American pioneer, soldier, smuggler, slave trader, and land speculator, played a prominent role in the Texas Revolution, culminating in his death at the Battle of the Alamo. Stories of him as a fighter and frontiersman, both real and fictitious, have made him a legendary figure in Texas history and a folk hero of American culture.

American pioneer and soldier, played a prominent role in the Texas Revolution, culminating in his death at the Battle of the Alamo.

Not a picture of J.B. Bonham-photo's didn't exist in 1836. On Jan. 19,1836, he with James Bowie arrived at the Alamo garrison. He was sent by Colonel Travis to get aid for the garrison at Bexar on February 16, 1836. He returned to the Alamo on March 3, bearing through the Mexican lines with a letter from R.M. Williamson assuring Travis that help was on its way and urging him to hold out. Bonham died in the battle of the Alamo, while manning one of the cannons in the interior of the Alamo…

James Butler Bonham On January he with James Bowie arrived at the…

James Bowie (April 10, 1796-1836) – Hero of the Alamo, designer of the Bowie knife. Born in Logan County, died at “The Battle of the Alamo,” San Antonio, Texas.

James Bowie (April – Hero of the Alamo, designer of the Bowie knife. Born in Logan County, died at “The Battle of the Alamo,” San Antonio, Texas.

Three Roads to the Alamo: The Lives and Fortunes of David Crockett, James Bowie, and William Barret Travis

Three Roads to the Alamo: The Lives and Fortunes of David Crockett, James Bowie, and William Barret Travis

Señora Candelaria Villanueva ... lived to age of 112. She nursed James Bowie as he lay on his cot during the seige of the Alamo. Until her death at the turn of the century, she made a small living recounting her version of the story and posing for tourists' photos as "a living survivor of the Alamo".  In 1891, the Texas legislature awarded her a pension of twelve dollars a month for being an Alamo survivor and for her work with smallpox victims in San Antonio.

Señora Candelaria Villanueva -- Lived to age She nursed James Bowie as he…

Brother James "Jim" Bowie (c. 1796 – March 6, 1836) - American pioneer, soldier, smuggler, slave trader, and land speculator, who played a prominent role in the Texas Revolution, culminating in his death at the Battle of the Alamo.

Jim Bowie, American pioneer and hero, and his signature knife. Born in Kentucky, Bowie lived in Louisiana and died at the Alamo.

James "Jim" Bowie (pronounced  /ˈbuːiː/ boo-ee[1]) (April 10, 1796 – March 6, 1836), a 19th-century American pioneer, slave trader, land speculator, and soldier, played a prominent role in the Texas Revolution, culminating in his death at the Battle of the Alamo. Stories of him as a fighter and frontiersman, both real and fictitious, have made him a legendary figure in Texas history and a folk hero of American culture.

Frontier knife fighter Jim Bowie was shot twice, stabbed and had a sword impaled in his chest but still managed to stand, fight and live.

Three Roads To The Alamo: The Lives And Fortunes Of David Crockett James Bowie And William Barret Travis PDF

Three Roads To The Alamo: The Lives And Fortunes Of David Crockett James Bowie And William Barret Travis PDF

Mar. 6, 1836, Davy Crockett, James Bowie, Col. William Travis and 184 Texas soldiers are wiped out as the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, falls into the hands of the Mexican Army.

Remember the Alamo; William Travis and 184 Texas soldiers are wiped out as the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, falls into the hands of the Mexican Army.

ames Bowie (1796-1836)  Known for his famous Bowie knife and a sometimes reckless adventurer, Jim Bowie is now immortalized as one of the true folk heroes in early Texas.  Bowie was born in Kentucky in 1796. While still very young, he moved with his family, first to Missouri, then in 1802 to Louisiana, where he spent most of his youth. It was there that he first acquired a reputation for his bold and fearless disposition.

Jim Bowie, Born: 1795 in Georgia Died: March 1836 at the Alamo near San…

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