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Morehead Memories, Jack Ellis, Morehead News Dec 2000

Morehead Memories, Jack Ellis, Morehead News

Rowan County War Collection

Four part series written by Jack Ellis on the Rowan County War and published in Morehead News in December of 2000.


Days Of Anger, Days Of Tears: The Story Of Two Kentucky Feuds - Millennium Edition, Juanita Blair, Fred Brown Jr., David Beaver Jan 2000

Days Of Anger, Days Of Tears: The Story Of Two Kentucky Feuds - Millennium Edition, Juanita Blair, Fred Brown Jr., David Beaver

Rowan County War Collection

The millennium edition of Days of Anger, Days of Tears: The Story of Two Kentucky Feuds, a self-published book on the Rowan County War by Juanita Blair and Fred Brown Jr. printed in 2000. Illustrations by David Beaver.


Bloody Rowan, Ashland Sunday Independent Jun 1987

Bloody Rowan, Ashland Sunday Independent

Rowan County War Collection

Article published on June 21, 1987 in the Ashland Sunday Independent on the centennial of the final gunfight.


Rowan County War, August 1884 - June 1887 Map, Jack Ellis Jan 1987

Rowan County War, August 1884 - June 1887 Map, Jack Ellis

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Map to the Rowan County War created by Jack Ellis for the centennial of the final conflict in June of 1987.


The Feud That Produced A College, Fannie Madden-Grider, Alvin Madden-Grider Dec 1984

The Feud That Produced A College, Fannie Madden-Grider, Alvin Madden-Grider

Rowan County War Collection

Article published in the December 1984 issue of the Rural Kentuckian on the Rowan County War.


Days Of Anger, Days Of Tears: Rowan County, Kentucky, 1884-1887 - First Edition, Juanita Blair, Fred Brown Jr. Jan 1984

Days Of Anger, Days Of Tears: Rowan County, Kentucky, 1884-1887 - First Edition, Juanita Blair, Fred Brown Jr.

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Section one of the first edition of Days of Anger, Days of Tears: Rowan County, Kentucky, 1884-1887, a self-published manuscript of the Rowan County War by Juanita Blair and Fred Brown Jr. printed in 1984.


The Rowan County Trouble: Anatomy Of A Mountain Feud, Stuart Seely Sprague, Mountain Review Jul 1976

The Rowan County Trouble: Anatomy Of A Mountain Feud, Stuart Seely Sprague, Mountain Review

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An Article by Stuart Sprague titled "The Rowan County Trouble: An Anatomy of a Mountain Feud, " published in the July 1976 issue of the Mountain Review pages 6 to 9.


The Rowan County War: The Anatomy Of A Mountain Fued, Stuart S. Sprague Jan 1976

The Rowan County War: The Anatomy Of A Mountain Fued, Stuart S. Sprague

Rowan County War Collection

Manuscript written by Stuart S. Sprague on the Rowan County War in 1976.


The Tolliver-Martin Or Logan Feud, Unknown Jan 1970

The Tolliver-Martin Or Logan Feud, Unknown

Rowan County War Collection

An unpublished manuscript on the Rowan County War taken from the Jack Ellis Collection. No author or date listed.


The Tolliver Song, Josiah Henry Combs Jan 1967

The Tolliver Song, Josiah Henry Combs

Rowan County War Collection

A song titled "The Tolliver Song" published in Folks Songs of the Southern United States (1967) by Josiah H. Combs, pages 161-162. Taken from the Jack Ellis Collection.


Ballad Of The Rowan County Troubles, Jean Thomas, Walter Kob Jan 1964

Ballad Of The Rowan County Troubles, Jean Thomas, Walter Kob

Rowan County War Collection

A section of a chapter on the ballad of the Rowan County Troubles from Jean Thomas' book titled Ballad Makin' in the Mountains of Kentucky published in 1964, pages 15 to 23.


Rowan County War - Chronology, Unknown Jan 1960

Rowan County War - Chronology, Unknown

Rowan County War Collection

A brief chronology of the major events of the Rowan County War.


1886 Legislature Laid Down An Edict That Rowan County Feud Must Stop Or The County Would Be Discontinued, Rowan County News May 1956

1886 Legislature Laid Down An Edict That Rowan County Feud Must Stop Or The County Would Be Discontinued, Rowan County News

Rowan County War Collection

Article published on May 10, 1956 in the Rowan County News titled "1886 Legislature Laid Down an Edict that Rowan County Feud Must Stop or the County would be Discontinued."


Rowan County War Manuscript, Unknown Jan 1940

Rowan County War Manuscript, Unknown

Rowan County War Collection

An unpublished manuscript on the Rowan County War written in 1940. Author unknown. From the Jack Ellis Collection.


A. W. Young Is Dead; Kentucky Senator, New York Times Feb 1935

A. W. Young Is Dead; Kentucky Senator, New York Times

Rowan County War Collection

Article published in the New York Times on the death of Allie Young from February 19, 1935.


Feuds Die Out But Feud Tales Persist, Jean Thomas Nov 1933

Feuds Die Out But Feud Tales Persist, Jean Thomas

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Article published in the New York Times on the Rowan County War from November 26, 1933.


The Ballad And Folk-Ways Of Kentucky Mountaineers, Percy Hutchison Jan 1932

The Ballad And Folk-Ways Of Kentucky Mountaineers, Percy Hutchison

Rowan County War Collection

Article published in the New York Times on the Rowan County War from January 31, 1932.


A Tolliver-Martin Feud Song, John Harrington Cox, Harvard University Press Jan 1925

A Tolliver-Martin Feud Song, John Harrington Cox, Harvard University Press

Rowan County War Collection

"A Tolliver-Martin Feud Song" published in Folk-songs of the South by Harvard University Press in 1925.


Slain Deputy's Funeral Is Held In Courthouse, Owensboro Messenger Jan 1924

Slain Deputy's Funeral Is Held In Courthouse, Owensboro Messenger

Rowan County War Collection

An article published in the Owensboro Messenger on the funeral of App Perry on January 23, 1924.


Sheriff Is Slain From Ambush, Louisville Courier-Journal Jan 1924

Sheriff Is Slain From Ambush, Louisville Courier-Journal

Rowan County War Collection

An article in the Louisville Courier-Journal on the death of App Perry on January 20, 1924.


Killing At Morehead, Owingsville Outlook Aug 1921

Killing At Morehead, Owingsville Outlook

Rowan County War Collection

An article published in the Owingsville Outlook on the death of Cate Tolliver on August 4, 1921.


Shooting At Morehead, Mount Sterling Advocate Aug 1921

Shooting At Morehead, Mount Sterling Advocate

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An article published in the Mount Sterling Advocate on the death of Cate Tolliver on August 2, 1921.


Man, Wounded In Duel, Paralyzed, Louisville Courier-Journal Jul 1921

Man, Wounded In Duel, Paralyzed, Louisville Courier-Journal

Rowan County War Collection

Article published in the Louisville Courier-Journal on the Rowan County War from July 30, 1921.


"Cate" Tolliver Shot By Morehead Marshal, Maysville Public Ledger Jul 1921

"Cate" Tolliver Shot By Morehead Marshal, Maysville Public Ledger

Rowan County War Collection

An article published in the Maysville Public Ledger on the death of C. W. Tolliver on July 30, 1921.


Famous Feudist Shot By Marshal, Hartford Republican Jul 1921

Famous Feudist Shot By Marshal, Hartford Republican

Rowan County War Collection

Article in the Hartford Republican on the Rowan County War from July 29, 1921.


Boone Logan, Mount Sterling Advocate Apr 1919

Boone Logan, Mount Sterling Advocate

Rowan County War Collection

An article published in the Mount Sterling Advocate on the death of Daniel Boone Logan on April 15, 1919.


Rowan County Pacifier Dies In Florida, Maysville Public Ledger Apr 1919

Rowan County Pacifier Dies In Florida, Maysville Public Ledger

Rowan County War Collection

An article in the Maysville Public Ledger on the death Daniel Boone Logan on April 4, 1919.


The Toliver-Martin-Logan Vendetta, Charles C. Mutzenberg Jan 1917

The Toliver-Martin-Logan Vendetta, Charles C. Mutzenberg

Rowan County War Collection

Chapter titled "The Toliver-Martin-Logan Vendetta" from Charles C. Mutzensberg's book Kentucky's Famous Feuds and Tragedies, published by R. F. Fenno & Company in 1917, pages 111-171.


Final Battle Of Morehead, Charles C. Mutzenberg Jan 1917

Final Battle Of Morehead, Charles C. Mutzenberg

Rowan County War Collection

Chapter titled "Final Battle of Morehead" from Charles C. Mutzensberg's book Kentucky's Famous Feuds and Tragedies, published by R. F. Fenno & Company in 1917, pages 172-186.


Killing At Morehead, Mount Sterling Advocate Dec 1913

Killing At Morehead, Mount Sterling Advocate

Rowan County War Collection

An article in the Mount Sterling Advocate on the shooting death of James Lyons on December 3, 1913.