RARE PHOTOGRAPH DISCOVERED OF CAP HATFIELD ... This cabinet card was taken by photographer J.M. Hood at Williamson, West Virginia, in the 1890s. This rare image depicts William Anderson "Cap" Hatfield II, seated, clutching a large Bowie knife while two armed individuals stand on each side of him, perhaps Hatfield family members or clan supporters. The image was once published in the New York Herald along with an article about the West Virginia-Kentucky feud.
The Hatfield Clan (one of the earliest known photos about mid center sitting Anderson "Devil Anse" & Louvicey Chafin Hatfield with child on her lap. Man in back standing with hat & beard may be Cap Hatfield.
Hundreds gather for the dedication of the carved Italian marble statue that marks Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield's grave at Sarah Ann in Logan County, WV. Note the large number of automobiles parked along the highway.