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The Civil War Draft Riots at 150

The New York Civil War Draft Riots of 1863 were the deadliest civil disturbances in American history. At least 120 people were killed during the violent insurrection that exposed deep racial and class divisions in the city. In recent years historians, filmmakers, and writers have portrayed the riots from a variety of perspectives.

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