In the beginning, before, during, and after the trial very little official information was ever given to the local population.
Clifton Branham caused a lot of trouble in the mountains of Kentucky and Virginia. Even if he did or did not kill Henry Vanover, many others would die in his wake.
The events would lead to the men going on the run. Two men would run to West Virginia, one man would attempt to run to Florida, and one man would flee to parts unknown.
The Life of McCalvin Fleming has always been overshadowed by his brother, Henan. Was he already married in the story? Why would he be with the Vanover family?
Henry Vanover’s murder has been a mystery. Who actually shot him? Who was blamed for the act? And how did this lead to the Pound Gap Massacre?
Doctor Marshall Benton Taylor’s eventual arrest was dramatic. On the run and afraid for his life, he tried to make his escape to Florida. But didn’t make it.
Will the real Jane Mullins please stand up? Who was Jane Mullins? And why is she mixed in with several other women?