Blood In West Virginia: Brumfield v. McCoy by Brandon Kirk

By Brandon Kirk

This riveting account is the 1st accomplished exam of the Lincoln County feud, a quarrel so virulent it rivaled that of the notorious Hatfields and McCoys. The clash started over own grievances among Paris Brumfield, a neighborhood distiller and trees guy, and Cain Adkins, a preacher, instructor, health practitioner, and justice of the peace. The dispute quick overtook the small Appalachian neighborhood of Hart, West Virginia, leaving at the least 4 lifeless and igniting a decade-long vendetta. in line with neighborhood and nationwide newspaper articles and oral histories supplied by way of descendants of the feudists, this strong narrative gains larger-than-life characters locked in lethal clash.

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