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, LA — Heavy equipment began removing ... monument to the Confederacy — the statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee — the New Orleans Police Department told Patch Friday. Unlike the first three statues, the monument to Lee, the commander of the ...
    05/20/2017 - 5:43 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
  • 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
  • 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 - 6:54 pm | View Link
  • New Orleans begins takedown of 3rd Confederate-era monument
    The city announced late Tuesday that it had begun the process of removing a statue of Confederate ... second monument to be removed. The monument, an estimated 18 feet tall, had a bronze likeness of Davis standing astride a tall stone pedestal. GEN.
    05/16/2017 - 4:05 pm | View Link
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  • Nathan Bedford Forrest
    Nathan Bedford Forrest (July 13, 1821 – October 29, 1877), called Bedford Forrest in his lifetime, was a Confederate Army general during the American Civil War and ...
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  • In New Orleans, Confederate monuments are finally gone ...
    NEW ORLEANS — They were among the city’s oldest landmarks, as cemented to the landscape of New Orleans as the Superdome and St. Louis Cathedral: a stone...
    05/20/2017 - 5:32 am | View Website
  • New Orleans Confederate Statues' Removal Ends A Long ...
    A statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee is removed Friday from Lee Circle in New Orleans. Lee's was the last of four monuments to Confederate-era ...
    05/20/2017 - 5:25 am | View Website
  • New Orleans Takes Down Statue Of Gen. Robert E. Lee
    A towering statue of Gen. Robert E. Lee no longer stands over the city of New Orleans. The hours-long process of removing the statue of the Confederate ...
    05/19/2017 - 11:17 am | View Website
  • New Orleans removes Gen. Robert E. Lee statue
    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
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