When miners march by William C. Blizzard

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Published by PM Press in Oakland, CA .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • United Mine Workers of America,
  • West Virginia Mine Wars, W. Va., 1897-1921,
  • United Mine Workers of America. District 17,
  • Coal mines and mining,
  • Coal miners,
  • History

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementWilliam C. Blizzard
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8039.M62 U61485 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination407 p. :
Number of Pages407
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25022774M
ISBN 109781604863000
LC Control Number2009912466

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The Miners’ March on Logan was probably the largest armed uprising in American labor history. It involved more t coal miners opposed by more than 5, mine guards, deputy sheriffs, and state police, 2, U.S.

soldiers, and 14 bombing planes. "When Miners March is the sweeping and heavily documented account of the Mine Wars from the governor's mansion to coal tipples as portrayed by the son of Bill Blizzard, the leader of the Red Neck Army - all told as the miners saw it." —Appalachian Journal (January ) About the authors.

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Teacher Resources The West Virginia Mine Wars were a complicated, inspiring, and tragic series of events that occurred in Southern West Virginia in the first decades of the 20th century when coal miners and their supporters fought against unfair and often illegal working and living conditions enforced by their bosses with the tacit support of.

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This is a simple request but requires a. William H. "Bill" Blizzard ( J) was a coal miner and union organizer who achieved fame by leading an army of 10, miners in a march from Blair Mountain into Logan County, WV against local law enforcement, strike breakers, and ultimately National Guard forces in what became known as the Battle of Blair Mountain.

The miners proposed to march to Logan and Mingo counties to rescue union miners who had been jailed or mistreated in attempts to unionize the mines. Their efforts brought on the most spectacular confrontation in West Virginia’s labor history, the culminating event in the era known as the Mine Wars.

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UMWA leaders provoked outraged miners to march on Mingo County in an attempt to force coal operators to accept the union—at gunpoint, if necessary. On Aug 5, armed miners began marching from Marmet, just outside Charleston.

Ma at PM EDT “Absolutely they’re essential in my book,” he said, “in every way, shape, form and fashion.” Those retired miners with black lung disease are of.

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During the process, witnesses were heard, ranging from unionists to beleaguered workers attacked during the strike, to wives of workers and breaker-boys younger than nine years of age.

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