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 ... Construction crews take down a monument dedicated to the Confederate leader. May 19, 2017 Construction crews prepare to remove a monument to Robert E. Lee in New Orleans. Jonathan Bachman/Reuters ...
    05/19/2017 - 12:23 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 - 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
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    Nathan Bedford Forrest (July 13, 1821 – October 29, 1877), called Bedford Forrest in his lifetime, was a lieutenant general in the Confederate Army during the ...
    08/11/2017 - 3:49 pm | View Website
  • 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
  • Monument Removal Controversy
    City Park leaders have declined to comment on the lawsuit designed to stop the city of New Orleans from removing a monument dedicated to a Confederate-era figure near ...
    05/19/2017 - 11:17 am | View Website
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