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Devil Anse Hatfield and Family

"Devil" Anse Hatfield
and the
Hatfield-McCoy Feud

The following is a list of books and articles about Devil Anse Hatfield and the Hatfield- McCoy Feud which can be found at the West Virginia Archives and History Library.


Alther, Lisa. Blood Feud; The Hatfields and McCoys; The Epic Story of Murder and Vengeance, Guilford, Conn., Lyons Press, 2012.
364.256 A467

Crawford, Theron Clark. An American Vendetta; a Story of Barbarism in the United States , New York, Clarke and Co., 1888.
364.256 C899.

___________________. An American Vendetta , Compiled and Edited by Jim Comstock and Bronson McClung, West Virginia Heritage, 1969. vol. 3, pp.10-69.
975.4 W53

Cunningham, Dan. "The Horrible Butcheries of West Virginia," West Virginia History Journal , 46/*/25-44.
Arc 1. 4:

Donnelly, Clarence Shirley. The Hatfield-McCoy Feud Reader , Parsons, WV, McClain Printing Co., 1971.
364.256 D685h.

Fox, Richard Kyle. Devil Anse, or the Hatfield-McCoy Outlaws, a Full and Complete History of the Deadly Feud Existing Between the Hatfields and McCoy Clans , NY, R.K. Fox, 1889.
F F793 Pam.

Gray, Anne Black. The Devil's Son; Cap Hatfield and the End of the Hatfield and McCoy Feud, Chapmanville, WV, Woodland Press, 2012.
F G778 [historical fiction]

Hatfield, Coleman C. and F. Keith Davis. The Feuding Hatfields and McCoys; A Timeline and Pictorial History, Chapmanville, WV, Woodland Press, 2008.
364.256 H362

Hatfield, Coleman C. and Robert Y. Spence. The Tale of the Devil; The Biography of Devil Anse Hatfield, Chapmanville, WV, Woodland Press, 2003.
B H362

Hatfield, G. Elliot. The Hatfields , Stanville, KY, Big Sandy Valley Historical Society, 1974.
364.256 H386h.

Hatfield, Lawrence D. The True Story of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud , Charleston, Jarrett Printing Co., 1944.
364.256 H3623.

_________________. True Story of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud , copied by Mary M. Jenkins, Charleston, WV., 1964.
364.256 H3623 .

Hatfield, Philip. The Other Feud; William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield in the Civil War, South Charleston, P. Hatfield, 2011.
973.7 H362

Jones, Virgil Carrington. The Hatfields and the McCoys , Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1948.
364.256 J79.

Klotter, Jesse C. "A Hatfield-McCoy Feudist Pleads for Mercy in 1889," West Virginia History Journal , 43/4/322-328.
Arc 1. 4:

Kroll, Harry Harrison. Their Ancient Grudge , Bobbs-Merrill, 1946.
F K93.

McCoy, Truda Williams. The McCoys; Their Story as Told to the Author by Eyewitnesses and Descendants, Pikeville, KY, Preservation Council Press, 1976.
364.256 M129

Rice, Otis K. The Hatfields and McCoys , Lexington, University Press of Kentucky, 1978.
364.256 R497.

Rinaldi, Ann. The Coffin Quilt; The Feud between the Hatfields and McCoys, San Diego, Harcourt Brace, 2001, c1999.
F R578 [juvenile fiction]

Spivak, John L. The Devil's Brigade; the Story of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud , Brewer and Warren, 1980.
F S761.

Steele, Paul Curry. Anse on Island Creek, and Other Poems , Mountain State Press, 1981.
811.54 S814.

Swain, George Thomas. The True Facts About the Famous Hatfield-McCoy Feud , Ace Enterprises, 1962.
364.256 S971 Pam.

Thomas, Jean. Big Sandy , NY, Henry Holt and Co., 1940.
976.9 T36.

Waller, Altina L. Feud, Hatfield, McCoys and Social Change in Appalachia, 1860-1900 , University North Carolina Press, 1988.
364.256 W198.

Wheeler, Billy Edd. Hatfields and McCoys, a Musical Play , Book and Lyrics by Wheeler, Music by E. Cornett, Author, n.d.
812.54 W562.

Woods, Roy C. History of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud with Special Attention to the Effects of Education On It . 22/1/27-33.
Arc 1. 4:


"5,000 Attended Devil Anse's Funeral," Beckley Post-Herald , 1-10-1970.
"A Predicted Feudist Dies Naturally," Beckley Post-Herald , n.d.
"A Hatfield and McCoy, A Weirton Woman's Many Tales," News Register , 3-19- 1995.
"Allen Hatfield 94; Famous Feud Recalled," Williamson Daily News , 10-28-1971.
"An Ill-fated Love an a Razorback Hog Spark Famous Mountain Feud," WV Call , 4- 1967.
"An American Vendetta," WV Heritage Foundation, January-April 1968.
"An Early Progenitor of Hatfield Feudists," n.d.
"Bibliography of the Hatfield-McCoy Feud, Compiled by M. Sheets, Marshall University, 1979.
"Burial Place Five McCoys Feud With Hatfields Offered for Historical Site," Welch, 11-21- 1957.
"Burying the Hatchet," Dominion Post , 8-1-1976.
"Capt. Devil Anse Hatfield Invaded Concord College '04," n.p. 9-3-1959.
"Cause, Strife Behind Nation's Top Family Feud," Beckley Post-Herald , n.d.
"City Man Says Devil Anse Reticent About Big Feud," Charleston Gazette , 1-2- 1966.
"Dad Sorry for Feud, Joe Hatfield Said," Charleston Gazette , 5-16-1963.
"Death of a Hatfield Sparks Memories of Feud," Guyandotte Voice , 6-27-1991.
"Death Notice of Devil Anse Hatfield lacks Flowery Words," n.d.
"Defending Devil Anse," Fairmont Times , 11-24-1940.
"Despite Fearsome Deeds, Hatfields Had Much on Credit Side," Beckley Post-Herald , 6-17-1970.
"Devil Anse's Widow Died Early Today," Logan Banner , 3-15-1929.
"Devil Anse's Family Circle Broken Troy & Elias Shot in 1911," Beckley Post-Herald , 6-19-1970
"Devil Anse About to Pass Out," n.d.
"Devil Anse's Resting Place," Herald Register , 6-20-1970.
"Devil Anse Hatfield's Widow Called By Death," Charleston Gazette , 5-16-1929.
"Devil Anse," vy R.F. Dibble, The American Mercury , 5-1925.
"Devil Anse's Last Descendant," Parsons Advocate , 8-17-1972.
"Devil Anse, After 45 Years Memories, Tales Hatfield-McCoy Feud Linger," Gazette , 1-2-1966.
"Did Devil Anse Try to Kill Him," Cincinnati Post , 9-18-1974.
"Early Account of Hatfield-McCoy Feud," Beckley Post-Herald , 5-13-1957.
"Ewell Hatfield Collected Feud Artifacts," Beckley Post-Herald , 1-8-1970.
"Ex-Area Pastor Tells McCoy Sidelight," Beckley Post-Herald , 4-11-1970.
"Facts on Hatfield-McCoy Feud," by Kyle McCormick, WV Department of Archives & History.
"Faith of "Devil Anse' Hatfield Disputed," Beckley Post-Herald , 12-29-1961.
"Famous Feud Could Become Tourism Treasure for State," Inter-Mountain , 10-8- 1994.
"Famous Feud Remembered in Matewan 100Years Later," Parkersburg News , 9-10- 1989.
"Famous Mountaineer Feud Recalled by Death of Widow Devil Anse," Intelligencer , 3-16-1929.
"Famous Feud Steeped in Myth," Charleston Daily Mail , 9-16-1989.
"Feud is Dead Bur Stories are Living," Charleston Gazette , 5-7-1976.
"Feud is Popular Subject for Column," Beckley Post-Herald , 1-14-1970.
"Feud Century Passes Since Hatfield and McCoy Trial," Bluefield Daily Telegraph , 9- 11-1989.
"Feud's Lore, Gore Aimed at Tourists, Charleston Gazette , 7-31-1994.
"Five of 13 McCoys Were Killed in Feud," Beckley Post-Herald , 6-12-1963.
"Folks Surprised When a Hatfield Wed a McCoy," Parkersburg News , 2-24-1974.
"Glimpses of a Feudal Chieftain," Advertiser , 2-9-1978.
"Grandson Disputes Call Account of Hatfield Funeral," n.p. 7-1967.
"Great Crowd at Funeral of Mrs. Hatfield," Logan Banner , 3-19-1929.
"Hatfield Kidnapping Plot Destined For Rank Failure," n.d.
"Hatfield and McCoy Feud," n.p. 1959.
"Hatfield Services Largest in County, Charleston Daily Mail , 8-25-1930.
"Hatfield Descendant Tells Real Story of Ancestors," Register Herald , 7-4-1985.
"Hatfield Heirloom Warms Local Clan," Welch Daily News , 3-27-1992.
"Hatfield Men Liked Women Teachers," Beckley Post-Herald , 7-6-1970.
"Hatfield, McCoy Share Sick Ward Here," Beckley Post-Herald , 5-3-1967.
"Hatfield Recalls Little of Feud," Times-West Virginian , 12-16-1973.
"Hatfield Graves a Tourist Draw," Charleston Daily Mail , 3-23-1979.
"Hatfield and McCoy Feud Marks 100th Anniversary," Dominion Post , 9-18-1989.
"Hatfield Cemetery Merits Attention," Charleston Gazette , 10-2-1962.
"Hatfield Ally in Noted Feud Dies in Mingo" Charleston Daily Mail , 12-19-1962.
"Hatfield Cemetery Renovation Near End," Logan Banner , 9-5-1984.
"Hatfield-McCoy Feud Created Legends That Are Still Growing," n.d.
"Hatfield-McCoy Feud to be in Spotlight All Next Week," Williamson Daily News , 8- 13-1988.
"Hatfield-McCoy Feud Drama Possible," Beckley Post-Herald , 8-2-1958.
"Hatfield-McCoy Feud 75 Years Old Today," Beckley Post-Herald , 8-7-1957.
"Hatfield-McCoy Legend Might Lead large Financial Dividend, Charleston Gazette , 3- 21-1991.
"Hatfield-McCoy Feud 100th Anniversary," Huntington Herald-Dispatch , 8-8- 1982.
"Hatfield-McCoy 'F-Day' Came on "Black' Monday, Aug. 7, 1882," Beckley Post-Herald , n.d.
"Hatfield-McCoy Feud Interest Undying," Beckley Post-Herald , 2-26-1966.
"Hatfield-McCoy Feud More Than Myths," Morgantown Dominion Post , 5-3- 1980.
"Hatfield-McCoys Infamous Feud Ended With Trial 100 Year Ago," Dominion Post , 9- 10-1989.
"Hatfield-McCoys Feud Started in WV Pigsty During 1873," Columbus OH Dispatch , 6-17-1979.
"Hatfields and McCoys Stood Still for Dad," Pocahontas Times , 10-16-1975.
"Hatfields Called Saloon the Needmore," Beckley Post-Herald , 6-30-1967.
"Hatfields, McCoys Want to Forget Family Feud," News Register , 9-10-1989.
"Hatfields Mourn Too, For a McCoy," Dominion Post , 5-13-1975.
"Hatfields and McCoys Ride Again," News Leader , 3-25-1959.
"High Water Mark in Feud Set 1888 New Year's Night Raid," Beckley Post-Herald , 6- 15-1970.
"Hog's Ear Causes Ancestors' Feud," The Falcon, Dover Air Force Base, 10-27-1977.
"Hundreds Gather Annually at Grave 'Devil Anse' Hatfield," Huntington Advertiser , 8- 26-1923.
"Judge Foils Plan to Kidnap Hatfields," Beckley Post-Herald , 3-5-1970.
"Life Visits the Hatfields and McCoys, Feuding Families Now Live in Peace," Life , 5- 22-1944.
"Life Size Portrait of Mountain Hero to Stand Guard on Battle Ground, Gazette , 3-19- 1922.
"Like it Was... Taken from the June 24, 1903, Advertiser," Huntington Advertiser , 8- 26-1969.
"Mass Abduction of Hatfields Failed in Court Here," Charleston Daily Mail , 10-24- 1937.
"Matewan is Hoping to Cash in on Hatfield and McCoy Feud," Herald-Dispatch , 9-10- 1989.
"McCoy Clan Leader Buried; Son to Keep Feud Tales Alive," Herald-Dispatch , 2-16- 1984.
"Mrs. McCoy Famed Key in Feud, is Buried Monday," Martinsburg Journal , 5-14- 1975.
"New Book Portrays Famous Feud Best," Beckley Post-Herald , 12-13-1976.
'No Feuding, Hatfields, McCoys Shake Hands in Rain Monument Dedication, Gazette , 5-2-1976.
"Odds and Ends on Greatest of Family Feuds," Beckley Post-Herald , 9-26-1957.
"Old Feud Could Force States to Work Together," Herald-Dispatch , 10-9-1994.
"Oral History Project Underway in Matewan, Williamson Daily News , 6-12-1989.
"Origin of Reckless Men of Celebrated Hatfield-McCoy Feud,"Beckley Post-Herald , 6- 11-1970.
"Patriarch's Funeral at Island Creek Home," Herald Register , 6-20-1970.
"Perry McCoy has Feudists' Pictures," Beckley Post-Herald , 6-7-1969.
"Pig Played Role in Hatfield-McCoy Feud," Beckley Post-Herald , 5-2-1970.
"Pike Prepares Six Tour Sites on Famous Feud," Williamson Daily News , 9-16- 1994.
"Pineville Man Adds to Feud Lore...III," Beckley Post-Herald , 3-12-1970.
"Pineville Man Adds to Feud Lore I," Beckley Post-Herald , 3-10-1970.
"Pineville Man Adds to Feud Lore...II," Beckley Post-Herald , 3-11-1970.
"Recalls Slaying of Hatfield Boys," Charleston Daily Mail , 2-15-1952.
"Romeo and Juliet of the Mountains," WV Heritage Foundation, 11-26-1966.
"Statue of Devil Anse Will Stand Sentinel Main Island Creek," Huntington Advertiser , 3-19-1922.
"Story of a Devil Anse Grandson," WV Hillbilly , 10-19-1974.
"Story of Hatfield & McCoys According to A. M. 'Lonnie' Lee," Advertiser , 9-22- 1975.
"The Hatfield Story," WV Folklore , Summer 1956.
"The Story of a Mountain Feud," WV Hillbilly , 6-10-1972.
"The Feud That Started It All,"Martinsburg Journal , 9-11-1989.
"The Hatfield-McCoy Feud...," Logan Banner , n.d.
"The Story of a Mountain Feud," Munsey's Magazine , n.d.
"The Hatfield Clan...A Rare Look," Charleston Gazette , 11-2-1977.
"The Funeral Of Devil Anse,"Charleston Gazette , 1-12-1958.
"The Hatfields and McCoys," Central WV Guardian , 10-23-1974.
"The Hatfield Clan...A Rare Look," Charleston Gazette , 11-2-1977.
"The Human Side of the Hatfields," Courier Journal Magazine , 7-13-1952.
"The Hatfields and a McCoy Have a Reunion," Herald-Advertiser , 10-2-1938.
"The Old Law of Averages Catches Up With Feuding Hatfields" Beckley Post-Herald , 6-16-1970.
"The Arrest of Devil Anse," Charleston Gazette , 5-25-1958.
"The Man Who Knew Devil Anse," WV Hillbilly , 12-18-1986.
"The Hatfield and McCoys Tourism Feud," Williamson Daily News , 9-16-1994.
"There is Peace in the Valley," Charleston Gazette State Magazine , 11-9-1975.
"There Was This Big Feud; Now There's a Big Festival," Herald-Dispatch , 8-14- 1988.
"Tobacco Chaw Got Hatfields to Church," Beckley Post-Herald , 6-7-1970.
"Tourism Feud," Parkersburg News , 10-9-1994.
"Tub of Tears Shed by Women of Hatfield-McCoy Feuders," Beckley Post-Herald , 6- 18-1970.
"Tug River Borderland Hit by Waves of Sadness and Madness," Beckley Post-Herald , n.d.
"Two Rare Feud Pictures," WV Hillbilly , 2-29-1968.
"Two Sons of Devil Anse Shake Hands Over Grave of Father," Beckley Post-Herald , 6- 20-1970.
"Visit Hatfield-McCoy Area Like Stepping Back into History," Beckley Post-Herald , 8- 13-1972.
"Visit With a Real, Live Hatfield," n.d.
"Wall Could Divert Creek Into Path to Hatfield Grave," Charleston Gazette , 7-30- 1980.
"Where Hatfields and McCoys Feuded," Times-West Virginian , 7-13-1990.
"With Care, Racoon Makes Good Eating," Beckley Post-Herald , 4-20-1964.
"Young McCoy Buries the Ax Cuts a Disc," Huntington Advertiser , 5-27-1976.

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