Jim Bowie


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Bowie, Jim

(1799–1836) frontiersman and U.S. soldier; developed large hunting knife named after him. [Am. Hist.: Payton, 95]
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Styling himself the "Napoleon of the West," he succeeded in re-taking the Alamo (which Texian forces under Jim Bowie had wrested earlier from a small Mexican garrison), and killing all of its defenders, including the famed trio of William Barrett Travis, David Crockett, and Jim Bowie.
Therefore Anne brings to bear a very special expertise with recipes ranging from Smothering Beef--Cajun Style; Louisiana Grits Bread; Crawfish Gumbo; and Jim Bowie's Hush Puppies; to Fried Alligator; Chretien Point Plantation Praline French Toast; Cajun Classic Boudin; and Richard's Smoked Sausage Jambalaya.
Davy Crockett is one of America's most famous historical figures, and his last stand at the Alamo with Jim Bowie and 187 other brave men, against General Santa Ana and his troops, is among the most famous and critical battles in American history.
Long before the event that made heroes of Jim Bowie and Davy Crockett, a group of Tejanos (Mexicans who had lived in Texas for generations) began the battle for Texas.
"Uhmm, no, but they had to keep them out because, ahh, wait--have you heard of Jim Bowie? The guy who made the Bowie knife?"
After holding back the Mizzippy River to allow the freed slaves to cross over into Indian country, Arthur Stuart is sent to Mexico after Calvin, who has joined Steve Austin and Jim Bowie on an expedition to wipe out the natives.
Jim Bowie was chronically ill, as were Andrew Jackson and Jefferson Davis.
Lee, Jim Bowie, Dwight David Eisenhower and Crazy Horse.
Business consultant Jim Bowie will be guest speaker at Thursday's meeting of the Rubicon Society of Lane County.
1836 Davy Crockett and Jim Bowie, died at the Battle of Alamo in Texas.
Jim Bowie designed and owned a number of knives in his life and a Mexican soldier at the Alamo likely claimed the final evolution of his design as a trophy.