The draft riots in New York

Illustration of a scene from the draft riots in New York, during the American Civil War, showing the rioters dragging Colonel Henry O’Brien’s body through the street, New York, July 1863. O’Brien, commander of the 11th New York volunteers, was chased and murdered by the enraged mob. Published in ‘Pen and Pencil Sketches of the Great Riots’, 1877. (Photo by Interim Archives/Getty Images)

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