Land of the Hatfields and McCoys
It was a fight over land -- and family honor. Revisit the places where the Hatfields and McCoys fought to the bloody end on both sides of the Tug River Valley, between West Virginia and Kentucky.Filed under:
Meet the patriarchs from each side of the infamous feud: “Devil Anse” Hatfield (left) and “Randall” McCoy (right). Devil Anse would lose a brother and nephew to the violence, Randall would lose 5 children. Numerous other kin died on both sides. The root cause of the conflict was money, jealousy -- and a desire for revenge.
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