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

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BING NEWS:
  • 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 - 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.
    05/17/2017 - 4:05 am | View Link
  • New Orleans: Removal of 3rd Confederate-era monument begins
    The city announced late Tuesday that it had begun the process of removing a statue of Confederate Gen ... His is the third monument designated to be removed. GEN. ROBERT E. LEE It is easily the most prominent of the statues: Lee standing, in uniform ...
    05/17/2017 - 1:00 am | View Link
  • New Orleans: Removal of 3rd Confederate-era monument begins
    The city announced late Tuesday that it had begun the process of removing a statue of Confederate Gen ... His is the third monument designated to be removed. GEN. ROBERT E. LEE It is easily the most prominent of the statues: Lee standing, in uniform ...
    05/16/2017 - 8:37 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
  • 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 the entrance to the park.
    05/16/2018 - 3:20 pm | View Website
  • Battle of Gettysburg
    The Battle of Gettysburg (locally / ˈ ɡ ɛ t ɪ s b ɜːr ɡ / ( listen), with an / s / sound) was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War.
    05/15/2018 - 10:10 pm | View Website
  • THE EMIGRANT TRIBES: WYANDOT, DELAWARE & SHAWNEE
    1453 - May 29; Constantinople falls to the Ottoman Turks. After 1100 years the Eastern Roman Empire has finally reached its end, shutting Europe's door to the East.
    05/15/2018 - 10:42 am | View Website
  • Philip Sheridan
    A month later, Sheridan commanded his first forces in combat, leading a small brigade that included his regiment. At the Battle of Booneville, Mississippi, July 1, 1862, he held back several regiments of Brig. Gen. James R. Chalmers's Confederate cavalry, deflected a large flanking attack with a noisy diversion, and reported critical ...
    05/15/2018 - 1:24 am | View Website
  • Equal Justice Initiative's report
    Equal Justice Initiative's report, "Lynching in America," documents the era of racial terror and its many consequences for our world today.
    05/14/2018 - 6:43 pm | View Website
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