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 - 6:43 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 ...
    05/19/2017 - 1:02 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 ...
    05/19/2017 - 9:02 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 - 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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    Gen. Robert E. Lee was the last monument ... is poised to begin removal of the Confederate general's ... a statue of Robert E. Lee in New Orleans on ...
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  • New Orleans begins removing monument to Confederate Gen ...
    NEW ORLEANS - Work crews have begun dismantling the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, ...
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  • New Orleans removes Gen. Robert E. Lee statue
    ... a crane hoisted the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E ... Gen. Robert E. Lee from the top of a monument ... Orleans begins controversial removal ...
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  • General Robert E. Lee statue coming down in New Orleans
    New Orleans removes Gen. Robert E. Lee statue, its last Confederate-era monument. ... New Orleans begins removing Confederate monuments.
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