The Hatfields

Dr. G. Elliott Hatfield’s 1974 account of the Hatfield-McCoy feud, republished in 1988 by the Big Sandy Valley Historical with additional genealogical material. The book contains 329 pages, plus a 22 page photographic section. The price is $33.00, plus $4.00 for postage and handling

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The Civil War in the Big Sandy Valley of Kentucky, Second Edition, by John David Preston (Baltimore 2008).  This 520-page volume includes an account of prewar social, political and economic conditions in the Big Sandy Valley of Eastern Kentucky, a description of battles, actions and skirmishes during the war, and an examination of the postwar effects of the war.  The list of soldiers includes 3,700 Union and Confederate soldiers from the Big Sandy counties, and a list of 150 soldiers who fought on both sides.  Soldiers’ records include, where available, regiment, rank, date of enlistment and muster out, age, eye and hair color, skin complexion, wounds, and POW status.

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