New York Draft Riots

At a time when public support is needed most, New York City lost all. During the days of July 13 to 16, 1863, America endured the worst riot in its history. These pages are dedicated to showing the what, why and afterwards of the riot.


Leading up to the Riots

During the Riots

Numbers from the Riots

After the Riots

Quotations from and about the Riots



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Last updated 3-26-00