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Battle of Matewan

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  1. a shootout in the coal company town of Matewan, West Virginia on May 19, 1920

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 16, 2008
  2. names for the events depicted in the 1987 film

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  3. Prior to the battle, the coal miners had begun to organize themselves into a union

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  4. The Stone Mountain Coal Company heavily resisted this effort from the coal miners by hiring agents from the Baldwin-Felts Detective Agency to evict them from their company-owned houses

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  5. Official Matewan, WV Tourism Website

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