Battle of Blair Mountain - Wikipedia

Battle of Blair Mountain - Wikipedia

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania - Children working under the watch of a man in Wilkes-Barre's coal industry, 1906.

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania - Children working under the watch of a man in Wilkes-Barre's coal industry, 1906.

Surrendering miners turning in their guns to the US Army after the Battle of Blair Mountain, WV - 1921

Surrendering miners turning in their guns to the US Army after the Battle of Blair Mountain, WV - 1921

Battle of Blair Mountain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Battle of Blair Mountain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

William H. “Bill” Blizzard (September 19, 1892 – 1958) was a union organizer. He was considered the overall commander of the miners’ army during the Battle of Blair Mountain. After the Battle of Blair Mountain, Blizzard was tried at Charles Town for treason and murder and found not guilty on both charges.

William H. “Bill” Blizzard (September 19, 1892 – 1958) was a union organizer. He was considered the overall commander of the miners’ army during the Battle of Blair Mountain. After the Battle of Blair Mountain, Blizzard was tried at Charles Town for treason and murder and found not guilty on both charges.

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