Coal Wars

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Coal Wars
Coal-creek-war-miners-shooting-tn1.jpg
Tennessee miners attacking Fort Anderson during the Coal Creek War in 1892.
Date c.1890 - 1930
Location United States
Also known as Coal Mine Wars

The Coal Wars, or the Coal Mine Wars, refer to a series of armed labor conflicts in the United States, roughly between 1890 and 1930. Although they occurred mainly in the East, particularly in Appalachia, there was a significant amount of violence in Colorado after the turn of the century.[1]

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