1922 – Authorities Confiscate Illegal Alcohol

On this date authorities in Madison confiscated 1,200 gallons of "mash" and fifteen gallons of moonshine from the home of a suspected . As the illegal liquor trade flourished in Madison’s Greenbush neighborhood during , two rival gangs, one on Regent Street and the other located on Milton Street, fought to gain control until the "Rum War" erupted among these factions in 1923. [Source: , p.189]