New York Draft Riots

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New York Draft Riots

anticonscription feelings resulted in anarchy and bloodshed (1863). [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 429]
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The display follows Steinway's growth from witness to participant in history through select diary passages, Steinway family photographs, maps and advertisements that bring alive the fear and chaos of the 1863 Civil War Draft Riots and his hands-on role in the creation of the New York City subway and the company town of Steinway in Queens, N.
1637), the Civil War draft riots that led to open season on African-Americans (1863), or the military massacre of the Dakota Sioux at Wounded Knee, S.
The devil's own work; the Civil War draft riots and the fight to reconstruct America.

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