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B&O Railroad Strike at Martinsburg, 1877


B&O Railroad workers began a labor strike in Martinsburg on July 16, 1877.

Learn more:
The B. & O. R. R. Strikes At Martinsburg
Martinsburg Newspaper Account of B&O Railroad Strike at Martinsburg
Letter From John King Jr. to Governor Henry Mathews
Telegram From Charles J. Faulkner to Governor Henry Mathews
Telegram From J. N. Camden to Governor Henry Mathews


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