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What role did New York City play in the efforts of the Underground Railroad?VIDEO
119th New York Regiment, Company H from Long Island. New York provided 460,000 soldiers to the Union cause. MetroFocus/Melissa Galvez.
John Farley and Melissa Galvez  |  August 16, 2011 1:50 PM | 5 Comments
Did you know the Civil War brought thousands of Confederate prisoners of war to Governors Island?
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