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William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield


Devil Anse Hatfield

William Anderson “Devil Anse” Hatfield (1839-1921) was born and raised in Logan and was the leader of the Hatfield clan during the famous feud with the McCoys. A Southern sympathizer, Hatfield quickly joined the Confederacy during the Civil War and formed a Confederate militia, which he named “The Logan Wildcats.” He died in 1921 in Stirrat, Logan County from pneumonia at the age of 81.

Helpful Links

e-West Virginia Devil Anse Hatfield

e-West Virginia An American Vendetta

e-West Virginia The Hatfield-McCoy Feud


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