New York City, Plot To Burn
NEW YORK CITY, PLOT TO BURN
NEW YORK CITY, PLOT TO BURN. After the Confederate raid on Saint Albans, Vermont, in October 1864, Confederates attempted to burn New York City on 25 November. Participants fired Barnum's Museum, the Astor House, and a number of other hotels and theaters with phosphorus and turpentine, but the damage was trifling.
Thomas RobsonHay/s. b.
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