Episode 61: Dollop: The Sandbar Fight

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Two shots missed?…How about biscuits?

Jim Bowie
Is Jim Bowie holding brass knuckles?
So many shenanigans went on that the Wikipedia article for the Sandbar fight duel has a participants chart. My bad, I thought an American duel was supposed to be between two men, and their seconds. But hey, I’m a chick. What do I know.
The Bowie Knife: Unsheathing an American Legend * Norm Flayderman
James Bowie at the alamo.org
Jim Bowie at findagrave, 1796-1836, San Antonio, Texas
Rezin BowieRezin’s listed occupations at Wikipedia (I love this, I relish this):

Adventurer (treasure hunter, smuggler, slave trader, land speculator),
soldier, inventor, cattleman, sugar planter, legislator

As my great-grandfather used to say, put that in your pipe and smoke it.
Rezin Pleasant Bowie at findagrave, 1793-1841, New Orleans, Louisiana
And is it just me, or does Rezin look an awful lot like the actor Victor Garber? He does. I call time traveler!
And remember, boys and girls, there’s no basement at the Alamo.
Band names from this episode:

  •  Sword Cane
  • Murder Picnic
  • Remember the Alamo
  • Bowie Knife
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