Parade of African American Troops Less than a year after the Draft Riots targeted New York City's black community, the African American Twentieth Infantry paraded in front of Manhattan's Union League Club on March 5, 1864. [From Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, March 26, 1864.]

From Jim Crow New York: a documentary history of race and citizenship, 1777-1877 by David N. Gellman and David Quigley

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  • Figure 10 Parade of African American Troops Less than a year after the Draft Riots targeted New York City's black community, the African American Twentieth Infantry paraded in front of Manhattan's Union League Club on March 5, 1864. [From Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, March 26, 1864.]