Vintage West Virginia; On This Day in West Virginia History, October 17th

October 17, 2022

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Elias and Troy Hatfield


On October 17, 1911, Elias and Troy Hatfield, sons of "Devil Anse" Hatfield, were killed in a shootout at Harewood in Fayette County.


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