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SEP 18

Bloody New York City Draft Riots and the Relationship to the Gettysburg Battle

Historian, author and Licensed Battlefield Guide, Joe Mieczkowskipresents a mutimedia program concerning the New York City riots of July 13-16, 1863. As the battle ended here in Gettysburg, weary federal troops were rushed to New York City to help restore order as rioters violently protested the draft. Hear about the New York event and the impact of the Battle of Gettysburg. 

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