The New York City Draft Riots: Their Significance for American Society and Politics in the Age of Civil War by Iver Bernstein
English | 1 Dec. 1989 | ISBN: 0195050061, 0195071301 | 384 Pages | PDF | 25 MB
For five days in July 1863, at the height of the Civil War, New York City was under siege. Angry rioters burned draft offices, closed factories, destroyed railroad tracks and telegraph lines, and hunted policemen and soldiers. Before long, the rioters turned their murderous wrath against the black community.