The author is the great-great-great grandson of Alec Hatfield a cousin of Devil Anse. He holds a PhD from Fielding University and is a member of the Company of Military Historians. This book emphasizes the relationships between the Civil War and the Hatfield-McCoy Feud and attempts to debunk several myths about those connections and the nature of Devil Anse’s service in the Confederate Army. It closely covers the years of the Civil War, 1861-1865, Reconstruction, and the relationships between these events and the Feud, 1863-1891.
Charleston, West Virginia: 35th Star Publishing, a revised third edition, 2019, of a 2011 release. 136 pages with an Index, References, Appendix, maps, photos and illustrations. Trade paperback.