Hatfields and McCoys

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Hatfields and McCoys

19th-century mountain families carried on endless feud in southern U.S. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 942]
See: Rivalry
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My great, great grandmother 's maiden name was Suzanna Hatfield and I grew up in Mingo County, West Virginia the site of the Hatfield-McCoy feud.
Either because of hostility to foreign occupation or because our troops simply sided with someone else's rival, akin to supporting one side in a Hatfield-McCoy feud, 2009 became the deadliest year of the war, doubling the amount of American dead in 2008.
I'd written four plays that had been produced, the last being The Peacemaker, about the Hatfield-McCoy feud as a mirror onto the Civil War.
According to legend, the Hatfield-McCoy feud resulted from a dispute over ownership of a hog.
Patriots-Jets rivalry similar spiritually to Hatfield-McCoy feud, minus the livestock.
From Secretariat, bluegrass music, and Loretta Lynn to Muhammad Ali, Fruit of the Loom, and the Hatfield-McCoy feud, researchers can now access Kentucky-specific primary source material.
Between the Rowens and the Talberts, the cycle quickly becomes more than a little reminiscent of old Devil Anse and the Hatfield-McCoy feud, as the eras roll by and the plays pile on.
Their Ancient Grudge (1946) is a retelling of the Hatfield-McCoy feud, and Darker Grows the Valley (1947) is an account of life in the Tennessee Valley from 1778 to TVA.