West Point to Remove Confederate Symbols From Campus
The U.S. Military Academy in West Point will begin taking down memorials commemorating figures of the Confederacy. During the holiday break, a portrait of Gen. Robert E. Lee dressed in his Confederate uniform will be removed from the school’s library, where it has been hanging since the 1950s. It will also remove the stone bust of Lee at Reconciliation Plaza....
Virginia Capital Removes Its Last City-Owned Confederate Monument
The city of Richmond — the capital of the Confederacy for most of the Civil War — removed its last city-owned Confederate statue on Monday, more than two years after it began to purge itself of what many saw as painful symbols of racial oppression.
Mystery Solved: Statue of Racist Mississippi Ex-Gov. Bilbo Stashed in Closet
The top administrator for the Mississippi House answered a question that has been all the buzz at the state Capitol: Where’s Bilbo?
Mystery Lingers Around Time Capsule Found Beneath Lee Statue
A rust-colored 1875 almanac, a cloth envelope and a silver coin have been found in a time capsule hidden beneath a towering statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E
Crews May Have Found 1887 Time Capsule in Lee Statue Base
Crews working to remove the pedestal where a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E
Virginia Governor Announces Removal of Lee Statue Pedestal, Transfer of Land to City
The move comes about a month before the Ralph Northam leaves office and Republican Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin, who has expressed less enthusiasm about the statue’s removal, is sworn in.