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0194: Howard Burton Lee Papers
Marshall University Archives and Special Collections
Bill Blizzard, leader of UMWA in WVA, and Charles Town, WVA courthouse where he was tried for treason, ca. 1921 Lee captioned the photo: Left: "General" Bill Blizzard at the time of his trial in Charles Town. Right: Courthouse in Charles Town where "Old John Brown" and "General" Bill Blizzard were tried for treason. Blizzard was acquitted. Bill Blizzard was president of UMWA sub-district No. 2, and was regarded as commander of the striking miners at the Battle of Blair Mountain.Published in"Bloodletting in Appalachia," by Howard B. Lee, p.109
People: Blizzard, Bill
Subject Terms: West Virginia Mine Wars Charles Town, W. Va. Battle of Blair Mountain Strikes Mines (Warfare)
"Bill Blizzard, and Charles Town,WVA courthouse ca. 1921" (1921). 0194: Howard B. Lee Papers, 1902-1976. 18.