July 18, 2020

29 - Captain Jonathan R. Davis - The Deadliest Fighter

29 - Captain Jonathan R. Davis - The Deadliest Fighter

On the 19th of December 1854 Captain Jonathan R. Davis and two of his companions were ambushed by a gang of murderous thieves. During the short battle that ensued, Davis was able to single-handedly kill all 11 attackers. Carving the last four up with...


On the 19th of December 1854 Captain Jonathan R. Davis and two of his companions were ambushed by a gang of murderous thieves. During the short battle that ensued, Davis was able to single-handedly kill all 11 attackers. Carving the last four up with his Bowie Knife.

One-man verses 11. Sounds a little too good to be true, huh? Sounds a little unbelievable to me, like something straight out of the movies.  Who WAS Jonathan Davis? And if this story is true, how was he able to fight so effectively while at the same time hauling around two giant balls the size of overweight toddlers? Join me today as we look into this little-known bad ass and see just how much of his tale is based on facts in this newest black powder edition of Bloody Beaver Podcast.

You can search for the newspaper articles on this incident here.

Exclusive content available on Patreon!

If you haven't already please subscribe to my YouTube channel!

Audio by Dan Ramirez! Email him at podcasteditor72@gmail.com if you or anyone you know needs help editing audio!

Intro and outro music by Manuel Ibanez Arnal.