The tale of their epic feud is a staple in American folklore-but what really happened between the Hatfield's and the McCoy's? They lived along the Tug Fork River on the Kentucky-West Virginia border in the late 1800s. According to legend, their feud began when Floyd Hatfield stole a hog from Randolph McCoy in 1878-by the time it was settled 11 years later 12 people were dead and the quarrel had become front-page news. In this definitive BIOGRAPHY investigation, historians and descendants separate fiction from reality while presenting both sides of the notorious skirmish. Discover a forbidden romance, relive the many fatal encounters, and unravel contemporary accounts of the entire affair. HATFIELD'S & MCCOY'S: AN AMERICAN FEUD journeys to the rugged Appalachians for the true story of the most famous feud in American history.