The 130-year-old statue is the last of four Confederate monuments the city has marked to come down.

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  • Confederate Monuments: Robert E. Lee Statue Begins Coming Down In New Orleans
    New Orleans is removing ... Confederate-era monument. Police are ready for possible confrontations, but peaceful so far. NEW ORLEANS, LA — Heavy equipment began removing New Orleans' final monument to the Confederacy — the statue of Gen. Robert E.
    05/20/2017 - 1:43 am | View Link
  • New Orleans begins removing its last Confederate monument
    NEW ORLEANS — Work crews have begun dismantling the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, marking an end to more than 130 years of publicly honoring a man who embodied Southern pride and racial oppression. The 130-year-old monument will be the last ...
    05/20/2017 - 1:02 am | View Link
  • ‘They were not patriots’: New Orleans removes monument to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee
    On Friday, the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee became the last of New Orleans’s ... we will not be replaced,” Spencer said at one of two rallies held near the monument, which the city plans to sell and remove. Amid the familiar “hate ...
    05/19/2017 - 12:10 pm | View Link
  • New Orleans begins removing monument to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee/ *Today*
    NEW ORLEANS — They are all gone now. On Friday, the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee became the last of New Orleans’s four contested monuments to go, an end to more than 130 years of publicly honoring a man who embodied Southern pride Click to ...
    05/19/2017 - 10:46 am | View Link
  • New Orleans begins removing monument to Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee
    NEW ORLEANS - Work crews have begun dismantling the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert ... removing them now." In February 1884, less than two decades after the end of the Civil War, New Orleans gave its first prominent public space to a Confederate ...
    05/18/2017 - 9:02 pm | View Link
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  • New Orleans begins takedown of 3rd Confederate-era monument
    GEN. P.G.T. BEAUREGARD. Beauregard commanded the attack at Fort Sumter, South Carolina, that marked the outbreak of the Civil War. His statue sits at a ...
    06/15/2017 - 10:59 am | View Website
  • New Orleans removes Gen. Robert E. Lee statue
    (CNN)As many onlookers cheered Friday, a crane hoisted the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from the top of a monument in New Orleans.
    05/19/2017 - 3:17 am | View Website
  • General Robert E. Lee statue coming down in New Orleans
    New Orleans removes Gen. Robert E. Lee statue, its last Confederate-era monument. Lee Circle, where the statue is located, has been a focal point for New ...
    05/18/2017 - 8:51 pm | View Website
  • New Orleans Takes Down Statue Of Gen. Robert E. Lee
    On April 24, a monument to a deadly 1874 white supremacist uprising was the first to come down. A couple of weeks later, a statue of Confederate President ...
    05/18/2017 - 7:53 pm | View Website
  • Confederate monuments: Crews remove P.G.T. Beauregard ...
    Crews Tuesday evening (May 16) removed the P.G.T. Beauregard statue near the Esplanade Avenue entrance to City Park. It was the third monument removed among four post ...
    05/17/2017 - 3:08 pm | View Website
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