New York Ceety draucht riots

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New York Draucht Riots
Pairt o the American Ceevil War
A drawin frae a Breetish newspaper shawin airmed rioters clashin wi Union Airmy sodgers in New York Ceety.
Date13 Julie 1863 (1863-07-13) – 16 Julie 1863 (1863-07-16)
LocationManhattan, New York, U.S.
Resultit inRiots ultimately suppressed

The New York draucht riots (Julie 13–16, 1863), kent at the time as Draucht Week (Inglis: Draft Week),[3] war veeolent disturbances in Lawer Manhattan, widely regairdit as the culmination o wirkin-cless discontent wi new laws passed bi Congress that year tae draucht men tae ficht in the ongangin American Ceevil War. The riots remeen the lairgest ceevil an racial insurrection in American history, aside frae the Ceevil War itsel.[4]

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  1. McPherson, James M. (1982), Ordeal By Fire: The Civil War and Reconstruction, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, p. 360, ISBN 978-0-394-52469-6
  2. "VNY: Draft Riots Aftermath". Retrieved 1 August 2017.
  3. Barnes, David M. (1863). The Draft Riots in New York, July 1863: The Metropolitan Police, Their Services During Riot. Baker & Godwin. pp. 5–6, 12.
  4. Eric Foner (1988). Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863–1877, The New American Nation series, pp. 32–33, New York: Harper & Row; ISBN 0-06-093716-5 (updated ed. 2014, ISBN 978-0062354518).

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