CRRL Picks: Great Lives 2014: The Hatfields & the McCoys

Annotation:Biographical approaches to history and culture. All lectures are open to the public free of charge; no tickets are required. Programs begin at 7:30 p.m. in Dodd Auditorium in George Washington Hall.

The Feud
The Feud The Hatfields & McCoys : the True Story By King, Dean Book - 2013 975.44 Ki Available in some locations

Annotation:The in-depth "true" story of this legendarily fierce-- and far-reaching-- clash in the heart of Appalachia.

Blood Feud
Blood Feud The Hatfields and the McCoys : the Epic Story of Murder and Vengeance By Alther, Lisa Book - 2012 303.62 Al Available in some locations

Annotation:A fascinating...look at the infamous story of the Hatfields and the McCoys and their blood feud that began in 1865 with the murder of Harmon McCoy, a Union soldier, by a Confederate Hatfield relative.

The Coffin Quilt
The Coffin Quilt The Feud Between the Hatfields and the McCoys By Rinaldi, Ann Book - 1999 FICTION Rin Available in some locations

Annotation:Along the ragged ridges of the West Virginia-Kentucky line, the Hatfields and the McCoys have operated not within the law but within mountain codes of their own making.

Feud Hatfields, McCoys, and Social Change in Appalachia, 1860-1900 By Waller, Altina L. Book - 1988 975.44 Wa Available in some locations

Annotation:Recounts the feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys, examines the sociological implications of the conflict, and offers brief profiles of the main participants.

Annotation:The Register of the Kentucky Historical Society, vol. 87 no. 4, Autumn 1989

Great Feuds in History
Great Feuds in History Ten of the Liveliest Disputes Ever By Evans, Colin Book - 2001 909 Ev Available in some locations

Annotation:A chronology against the backdrop of other events in American history...of the feud's main events.

Annotation:The two families waged a famous feud during the Civil War era. Bullets found near the location of an 1888 ambush in the woods of Pike County are believed to have been fired by the McCoys in self-defense. There were also pieces of windows and ceramic discovered from the family’s cabin.

A Shared List by CRRL_MegRaymond

Member of Central Rappahannock Regional Library

Send CRRL_MegRaymond a Message FollowFollow IgnoreIgnore Report This List


Tuesday, February 11, 7:30 Dean King, author of "The Feud: The Hatfields and the McCoys: The True Story will discuss the feud and the families at UMW Dodd Auditorium