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The military draft lottery resumes in New York City, more than a month after the Draft Riots

Draft drawings resuming in New York City's Sixth District, August 19, 1863, artist's impression, further detail
08/19/1863
More than a month after the unprecedented rioting in New York, the draft lottery was resumed in the city's Ninth Ward.  The Fifteenth Ward followed the next day, and the Sixteenth on Friday.  By the end of the week 3,075 names had been drawn.  Manhattan saw a healthy military presence but  there were no incidents reported during or after the drawings. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"The Draft: The Sixth District Completed," New York Times, August 22, 1863, p.1.

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