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The Daily Dispatch: May 26, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 2 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 30. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 2 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: May 26, 1862., [Electronic resource], Another "Rebellion" in Yankee land. (search)
looded. The sheriff of Schuylkill county found that he could make no arrests, and that he could not summon a posse of citizens to assist him, the sympathies of the mass being with the "strikers." The latter grew defiant, held meetings at Forestville, Hecklsville, Thomaston, and other points, and made preparations to organize a general strike throughout the whole coal region. The few that insisted upon working at the old rates were roughly had died, the contractors and agents of the mine teristic of the populace. Their high-handed proceedings left the law no option but force, and the Governor called upon General Paterson (of Harper's Ferry fame) to deputize certain men to quell the riot. They stealthily moved out towards Forestville, the infected district, with loaded muskets and set bayonets, and this morning had mounted guard over all the colliers, to the great astonishment of the mutineers. The latter are fleets, and threaten to retake the mines. I rode among the