The following books and articles relating to the Battle of Blair Mountain can be found at the Archives and History Library.


Buttino, Lou. The Battle of Blair Mountain ,s.l., n. p., n. d.
331.88 B988.

Cole, Merle T. "Martial Law in West Virginia and Major Davis as 'Emperor of Tug River'." West Virginia History 43, no. 2 (Charleston, WV: Archives and History, Culture and History, Winter 1982): 118-144.

Corbin, David Alan. The West Virginia Mine Wars: An Anthology, Charleston, West Virginia, Appalachian Editions, 1990.
331.89 W521c.

Fisher, Lucy Lee. "John J. Cornwell, Governor of West Virginia, 1917-1921." West Virginia History 24, nos. 3&4 (Charleston, WV: Archives and History, Culture and History, April and July 1963): 258-88, 370-89 (pages 376-83 on coal labor strife).

Hadsell, Richard M. and William E. Coffey. "From Law and Order to Class Warfare: Baldwin-Felts Detectives in the Southern West Virginia Coal Fields." West Virginia History 40, no. 3 (Charleston, WV: Archives and History, Culture and History, Spring 1979): 268-86.

Hess, J. W. Struggle in the Coal Fields, The Autobiography of Fred Mooney, West Virginia University Foundation, Parsons, West Virginia, McClain Printing Company, 1967.
331.881 M77.

Laurie, Clayton D. "The United States Army and the Return to Normalcy in Labor Dispute Interventions: The Case of the West Virginia Coal Mine Wars, 1920-1921." West Virginia History 50 (Charleston, WV: Archives and History, Culture and History, 1991): 1-24. [online]

Lee, Howard Burton. Bloodletting in Appalachia: The Story of West Virginia's Four Mine Wars and Other Thrilling Incidents of its Coal Fields, Morgantown, West Virginia, West Virginia University, 1969.
331.89 L51.

Lunt, Richard D. Law and Order vs. the Miners: West Virginia, 1907-1933, Charleston, West Virginia, Appalachian Editions, 1979.
331. 881 L964.

Maurer, Maurer and Calvin F. Senning. "Billy Mitchell, The Air Service and the Mingo War." West Virginia History 30, no. 1 (Charleston, WV: Archives and History, Culture and History, October 1968): 339-50.

Miller, Rodney A. Battle of Blair Mountain, Institute, West Virginia, West Virginia State College, n. d.
331.88 M649.

Murray, Philip. The Case of the West Virginia Coal Mine Workers: Opening Statement of Philip Murray before the Committee on Education and Labor of the U. S. Senate, October, 1921, Washington DC, United Mine Workers of America, 1921.
331.8928 M983.

Operators Association of the Williamson Field. Statement Made by the Operators' Association of the Williamson Field: Before the Sub-Committee of the Committee on Education and Labor of the United States Senate: Appointed to Investigate Conditions in the Coal Fields of West Virginia, Washington DC: The Association, 1921.
331.8928 O61.

______________________________________. Statement of Harry Olmsted, Chairman of the Labor Committee of the Operators' Association of Williamson Field to the Senate Investigating Committee, Washington DC: The Association, July 14, 1921.
331.8928 051.

Report and Digest of Evidence Taken by Commission Appointed by the Governor of West Virginia in Connection with the Logan County Situation, 1919, Charleston, West Virginia, Tribune Printing Company, 1920.
331.8928 R425.

Savage, Joe W. "The Armed March in West Virginia Battling at Blair and Crooked Creek," Goldenseal, Charleston, West Virginia, Division of Culture and History, 1994, volume 20:4.

Savage, Lon. Thunder in the Mountains: The West Virginia Mine War, 1920-1921, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh Press, 1990.
331.89 S264 1990.

__________. Thunder in the Mountains, South Charleston, West Virginia, Jalamap Publications, 1984.
331.89 S264.

Scholten, Pat Creech, "The Old Mother and Her Army: The Agitative Strategies of Mary Harris Jones." West Virginia History 40, no. 4 (Charleston, WV: Archives and History, Culture and History, Summer 1979): 365-74.

Sullivan, Ken. The Goldenseal Book of the West Virginia Mine Wars: Articles Reprinted From the Goldenseal Magazine, 1977-1991, Charleston, West Virginia, Pictorial Histories Publishing, 1991.
331.892 G618s

U. S. Senate Investigating Committee. Facts About the Armed March from William M, Wiley's Testimony as Taken From Volumes One and Two of the Official Records of the Hearings before the Committee on Education and Labor, Senate Resolution No. 80. Reprinted by the Kanawha Coal Operators' Association, 1921.
331.8928 W676.


"1921 Battle of Blair Mountain Resulted in Numerous Killings," Charleston Gazette, 5-9- 1950.
"45 Arrested Miners Say," Charleston Gazette, 7-12-1921.
"Believe Intervention By U. S. Would Prevent Any Further Disorders," Advertiser, 9-7- 1921.
"Blair Mountain Battle Resumed," Huntington Advertiser, 9-1-1921.
"Blair Mountain Battle Revived," Guyandotte Voice, 1-10-1991.
"Blair Mountain Preserved," Logan Banner, 5-31-1994.
"Blizzard Held as Conspirator in Mine March," Charleston Gazette, 11-9-1921.
"Capital is Without Word From General Bandholtz on Coal Field Situation," Huntington Advertiser, 9-1,1921.
"Charles Town's Other Treason Trials," Martinsburg Journal, 7-22-1989.
"Coal Treason Trial Occurred Where John Brown Was Tried," Charleston Gazette, 5-10- 1950.
"Even the Heavens Weep, Bloody Battle of Blair Mountain Recalled in Television Documentary," Herald-Dispatch, 1-13-1985.
"Fighting is in Progress at Merrimac in Mingo; One Attacker is Killed," Huntington Advertiser, 9-3-1921.
"General Fighting Along All Boone-Logan Front is Expected to Follow," Huntington Advertiser, 9-1-1921.
"Keeney and Mooney Are In Huntington Ready to Surrender; Sheriff Williams Says He Has No Authority to Arrest," Huntington Advertiser, 9-6-1921.
"Keeney and Mooney Not in Huntington State Troopers Say," Huntington Advertiser, 9-9- 1921.
"Lewis Says Spirit of Miners Rebels Against Restrictions Placed Upon The by Owners," Huntington Advertiser, 9-1-1921.
"Matewan Massacre's Role in March Exaggerated," Charleston Gazette, 10-2-1991.
"Mine War of '21," WV Hillbilly, 1965.
"Mine War Recollections Lively, Feelings Come Through in 93-Year-Old's Tale," Charleston Gazette, 3-7-1991.
"Mine Wars History Downplays Blair," Charleston Gazette-Mail, n. d.
"Miners Got Mixed Greeting But on Whole Charles Town Showed Its Hospitality," Martinsburg Journal, 7-22-1989.
"Miners Move on Logan With Idea of Forcing Order of Martial Law," Huntington Advertiser, 9-1-1921.
"Miners Were 9,000 Strong for Bloody March on Logan," Charleston Gazette, 5-8- 1950.
"Quiet Prevails in War Menaced Coal Fields; Miners Return Home," Huntington Advertiser, 8-28-1921.
"The Battle of Blair Mountain," Herald Advertiser, 8-29-1971.
"Troops Expected to Move into State Today," Herald-Dispatch, 9-1-1921.
"V. L. Martin Recalls Miners' March," Beckley Post-Herald, 2-2-1970.
"Williamson Trial Will Open Today," Herald-Dispatch, 9-6-1921.
'Firing Continues Near Williamson," Huntington Advertiser, 9-3-1921.


Even the Heavens Weep: The West Virginia Mine Wars [videorecordings], Lou Buttino, writer. Institute, West Virginia: The Humanities Council of West Virginia, WPBY. [video can be viewed in-house] or purchase a copy from Educational Broadcasting Authority.

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