City of Sedition

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City of Sedition: The History of New York City during the Civil War Cover Image
ISBN: 9781455584185
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Published: Twelve - August 2nd, 2016

Lincoln! Walt Whitman! Boss Tweed! John Wilkes Booth!  Riots! Political shenanigans!  All sorts of shenanigans! A fascinating, roiling period, beautifully documented.  (Martin Scorcese's Gangs of New York covers some of the same era.)