Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Astor Place Riot
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Astor Place Riot
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ASTOR PLACE RIOT, a fatal affray which took place in New York City, May 10, 1849, in which the participants were the partisans of the actors, Edwin Forrest and William C. Macready. Twenty-two were killed and 36 wounded.