Editor says, what if the Union had backed down at Fort Sumter? muses Eric Lipps Please note that the opinions expressed in this post do not necessarily reflect the views of the author(s).
Editor says, in our history, on that date Union forces bombarded Confederate-held Fort Sumter. The riots described as taking place are based on our timeline's draft riots of July 1863; here, it is assumed a prolonged period of repeated outbursts of mob violence followed the Union defeat. Editorial comments are entered in [light green] typeface.