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Charge of the Police on the Rioters at the “Tribune” Office, 1863

Charge of the Police on the Rioters at the “Tribune” Office, 1863

Police tried to suppress rioters outside the offices of the New York Tribune. The rioters were protesting the draft in July 1863.

Wood engraving, Harper’s Weekly, August 1, 1863, Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress