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Hanging, Riots, and Strikes: 19th Century Mobilizations of the New York National Guard

  • Presented By: Friends of the New York State Military Museum Location: New York State Military Museum 61 Lake Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
  • Dates: March 14, 2020
  • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Price: FREE
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    Saturday, March 14, 2:00PM – Hanging, Riots, and Strikes: 19th Century Mobilizations of the New York National Guard – Gar Mitchell, a West Point graduate and historian of the New York National Guard, explores the role of the National Guard in maintaining order throughout the social turbulence of the 19th century, a story he considers "a mix of tragedy, comedy, and heroism. FREE!

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