Cumberland Vendetta,1906

Descriptive Summary

Title
Cumberland Vendetta,1906
Creator
Ballou, T. C.
Extent
198 p.; 29 cm.
Subjects
Vendetta--Kentucky--Harlan County
Howard family
Turner family
Finding Aid Author
Staff
Repository
Kentucky Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
This collection consists of a typescript copy of A Cumberland Vendetta, or the Howard-Turner Feud, written in 1906 by T. C. Ballou. This is an unpublished account of the feud which erupted in Harlan County, Kentucky, resulting from long-standing troubles between the Howard and Turner families. The feud commenced after Will Turner challenged the Howards to a duel at the Harlan Courthouse.
Variant Name: Ballou, T. C. Cumberland Vendetta.