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Confederate historical marker raises controversy in Salisbury

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Confederate historical marker raises controversy in Salisbury

“(Oh. The Contoversy! – Ed.) The peaceful lawn of the historic Wicomico County Courthouse with its tall, old shade trees and brick walkways seems an unlikely place for a controversy to be brewing. Most of the drama over the years has happened inside the 1870s structure. But a historical marker on the property recognizing a…

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Memphis “community” group pushes for removal of Confederate statue

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Memphis “community” group pushes for removal of Confederate statue

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WATN) – A community group in Memphis are pushing for the removal of a Confederate statue. The statue of Nathaniel Bedford Forrest is located in Health Science Park. “During the war, General Forrest was just a military genius,” said Lee Miller with the local Sons of Confederate Veterans camp. “He’s got a variety of…

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Museum Sues St. Louis Over Confederate Monument Removal

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Museum Sues St. Louis Over Confederate Monument Removal

‘Our objective is the same…to immediately remove this historic monument’ A Missouri museum sued St. Louis Friday over ownership of a Confederate monument in the city. Both parties want to remove the memorial, but insist upon their sole ownership. The Missouri Civil War Museum sued St. Louis and filed a temporary restraining order, according to…

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