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Jim Bowie was a frontiersman who died at the Alamo along with Davy Crockett. The Bowie knife is named after him.

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