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Matewan Massacre

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1920

The United Mine Workers of America launched a major campaign to organize the non-union coalfields of southern West Virginia

May 19, 1920

The Matewan Massacre occurred

Jan 26, 1921

Sid Hatfield and 17 others were tried on murder charges arising from the shoot-out

Other events that happened on or around January 26, 1921

1921

Sid Hatfield and 17 strikers were tried for murder and were all acquitted

Other events that happened on or around 1921

Aug 25, 1921

Miners arrived at Blair Mountain in Logan County

Other events that happened on or around August 25, 1921


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