New York City Civil War Draft Riots

This week on The Civil War, author Iver Bernstein discussed the causes and consequences of the New York City Draft Riots of mid-July 1863,… read more

This week on The Civil War, author Iver Bernstein discussed the causes and consequences of the New York City Draft Riots of mid-July 1863, that resulted from the federal draft for additional troops to fight in the war. Professor Bernstein spoke at the U.S. Capitol Historical Society’s 2012 Civil War Symposium. This is just over 45 minutes. close

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 11, 2012
Last Aired:
Mar 24, 2013

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  • Aug 11, 2012 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 11, 2012 | 10:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 12, 2012 | 11:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Sep 02, 2012 | 4:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 23, 2013 | 9:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 24, 2013 | 1:09am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 24, 2013 | 2:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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