This is a really unique setting for a tv show. I liked the movie Gangs of New York, not necessarily because it was a fantastic movie but because of the historical setting. The first season is on Netflix.Copper is a drama television series created by Tom Fontana and Will Rokos for BBC America. It is set in 1860s New York City during the American Civil War and stars Tom Weston-Jones as an Irish immigrant policeman, or "copper," who patrols the Five Points neighborhood.The series centers on Kevin Corcoran, an Irish immigrant police detective trying to keep the peace in the historical Five Points neighborhood in 1860s New York City while searching for information on the disappearance of his wife and death of his daughter. It explores the effects of the American Civil War as well as the social stratification involving New York's aristocracy and African American population.