A Selected Bibliography of Writings on the Harpes

Breazeale, J. W. M. Life as It Is. 1842. Nashville: Charles Elder, 1969.

Pritchard, James M. “Blood Trail, Mass Murder on the Kentucky Frontier.” Kentucky Humanities Apr. 2005: 3-8.

Rothert, Otto. A. The Outlaws of Cave-In-Rock. 1924: Carbondale: Southern Illinois U P, 1996.

Snively, Jr. W. D., and Louanna Ferbie. Satan’s Ferryman, A True Tale of the Old Frontier. New York: Ungar, 1968.

Wellman, Paul. Spawn of Evil. New York: Doubleday, 1964.

I. Who Were the Harpes?

II. The Gory Career of the Harpes

1. The Beginning: Tennessee

2. Kentucky


4. Back to Tennessee

5. Magby’s Band of Avengers

6. The End of the Reign of Terror

III. Motivations of the Harpes

IV. A Selected Bibliography of Writings on the Harpes

V. Necrology of Those Killed by the Harpes

VI. Kenneth Tucker: Author

VII. Wilderness of Tigers: A Novel of the Harpe Brothers and Frontier Violence

VIII. E. Don Harpe's Official Website

IX. Harpe Update

Harpe Brothers Home Page