The Plot to Burn New York

November 25, 1864 โ€“ Lieutenant John W. Headley and seven Confederate agents attempted to burn New York City in retaliation for Federal depredations in Atlanta and the Shenandoah Valley. The Confederate Secret Service, based in Canada and led by Jacob Thompson (former U.S. interior secretary under President James Buchanan), had devised several plots to disrupt [โ€ฆ]

The Plot to Burn New York

Published by Aakash Choudhary

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