The Last Gunfight of Troy and Elias Hatfield


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In 1911 Devil Anse Hatfield’s sons Troy and Elias were in Fayette County running a bar, which was doing quite well. They had established their liquor and beer territory thanks to agreements with the competition and things looked bright…until someone with ties to the Italian-American miners’ community decided to compete with them.
Things did not turn out well.
Today we tell the story of the last gunfight of Troy and Elias Hatfield.

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