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  1. Louisville panel holds meeting on Confederate monumentRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | Washington Times

    Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer's public art commission is holding a public meeting about relocation sites for a Confederate monument near the University of Louisville. The Courier-Journal reports the art commission has been receiving public comments on potential new sites for the stone obelisk that was built as a tribute to dead Confederate soldiers.

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  2. News 33 mins ago 6:24 a.m.Confederate monument's removal OK'd by judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    A judge has ruled that Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer has the right to remove a 121-year-old Confederate monument from near the University of Louisville, where it was increasingly viewed as an inappropriate reminder of racism amid a diverse college campus. Jefferson Circuit Judge Judith McDonald-Burkman's written ruling affirmed a May 25 verbal decision to deny an injunction sought by plaintiffs, including the Sons of Confederate Veterans, who had earlier won a temporary restraining order halting removal work.

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  3. Confederate monument's removal OK'd by judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | USA Today

    Confederate monument's removal OK'd by judge Monument near University of Louisville viewed as an inappropriate reminder of racism. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/28KNxyb Michael Clevenger/The CJ Controversy surrounds this statue.

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  4. Lotz House launches three new summer tours, including cellar relics digRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Williamson Herald

    The Lotz House, a critical part of the history of Franklin through its place during the Battle of Franklin in 1864, has announced the launch of three new summer tours. J.T. Thompson, executive director of the Lotz House, said that Civil War historian Thomas Y. Cartwright will offer a Walking Battlefield tour, as well as the McGavock Confederate Cemetery tour located at the Eastern Flank Battlefield Park.

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  5. Confederate Memorial Attendees Ask People, City to Reflect on PastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2016 | NBC29

    A memorial service in Charlottesville is honoring the soldiers who fought and died for the South, as the city debates how to recognize that chapter in history. Dozens of people gathered to remember the soldiers buried in the Confederate Cemetery at the University of Virginia.

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  6. House would ban Confederate flags on VA cemetery flagpolesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | 4029TV.com

    Confederate flags flap in the breeze during Confederate Memorial Day exercises at the Confederate Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, in the United States on June 8, 2014. Confederate flags flap in the breeze during Confederate Memorial Day exercises at the Confederate Memorial in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia, in the United States on June 8, 2014.

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  7. Resaca Battlefield Historic Site opens just ahead of this weekend's Battle of ResacaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2016 | Rome News

    ... Battlefield, had dreamed of this day since 1989, when he and Dr. Phil Secrist sat on a nearby hilltop in the Confederate fortification in Resaca, discussing the possibility of having a park at the site. "Today, we gather here on part of the historic ...

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    May 17, 2016 | The Advocate

    Moving a statue that some consider a monument to the Confederate "Lost Cause" appears to be another lost cause after the East Feliciana Parish Police Jury decided Tuesday it has no money and no reason to move it. Retired physician Paul Jackson, of Clinton, has advocated holding a referendum on the question of moving the 1909 statue of a Confederate soldier from the courthouse to a Confederate burial ground in Clinton near the Police Jury office.

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  9. So we understand why they were built a " Civil War monuments in Kentucky: 1861 - "1935Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | LEO Weekly

    ... Kentucky never left the Union. It did however, supply troops to both sides, and was represented in the Confederate government. Kentucky's inclusion in the Confederate government is more of an extra-legal arrangement than anything else, as the ...

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  10. Confederate monument in front of the East Feliciana Parish Courthouse in ClintonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A Clinton resident suggested the removal of a Confederate statue that has been standing outside the East Feliciana Parish Courthouse for more than 100 years. Built in 1909, the monument has a soldier statue standing on top of it, commemorating the Confederate lives lost during the Civil War.

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  11. Moving statue does not erase historyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | The Louisville Cardinal

    ... Art Museum with my family. And every time we went, we would drive past the towering 70-foot monument honoring Confederate soldiers who fought in the Civil War. Yes, the same Confederate soldiers who fought to protect their "right" to enslave an ...

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  12. Service MedalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Griffin Daily News

    M. Keith Steger was awarded the Stonewall Jackson Service Medal by James S. Boynton Chapter 222, United Daughters of the Confederacy, during the Confederate Memorial Day service on April 23 in Stonewall Confederate Cemetery.

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  13. Confederate Memorial DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | Griffin Daily News

    The James S. Boynton Chapter 222, United Daughters of the Confederacy held Confederate Memorial Day service Saturday, April 23 in the Stonewall Confederate Cemetery.

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  14. RecognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Griffin Daily News

    Chapter member Lynn Cunningham was awarded the Jefferson Davis Historical Gold Medal by James S. Boynton Chapter 222, United Daughters of the Confederacy, during the Confederate Memorial Day service on April 23 in Stonewall Confederate Cemetery.

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  15. Bartow groups continue observing Confederate Memorial DayRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Daily Tribune News

    Even though Georgia is no longer officially observing the holiday, area organizations still are preparing to commemorate Confederate Memorial Day. Recognized on the fourth Monday in April, the state has switched the observance's name from Confederate Memorial Day to State Holiday.

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  16. True Grave Of First African-American Soldier Buried At Chattanooga Confederate Cemetery FoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Chattanoogan.com

    SHADERICK SEARCY, 1846-1937: PRIVATE C.S.A. Shaderick Searcy was a black Confederate soldier.

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  17. Why Harper Lee MattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Houston Press

    ... like the town that time forgot or at least the 14th and 15th amendments did anyway. It was not unusual to see a Confederate flag waving as it were in fact representative of some kind of reality, not of a failed coup more than 100 years old. My own ...

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  18. Georgia museum would honor blacks who fought in Civil War, North or SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    A.M. Chandler, left, identified as a Confederate soldier, and Silas Chandler, identified as a family slave. Despite arguments to the contrary, there is no documented evidence that former slaves fought on the side of the Confederacy.

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  19. Stone Mountain's Civil War museum to tell story of black soldiersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    ... Several miles away, "Ten Cent" Bill Yopp was trying to find his footing. Born a slave, he spent the war as a Confederate drummer, shining boots for a dime and tending to the wounds of his master, Capt. Thomas McCall Yopp. After the war, "Ten Cent" ...

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  20. New New flags flying over Soldier's Rest monument at Cedar HillRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Vicksburg Post

    Wednesday afternoon, Chandler Bonelli and Wayne McMaster raised a new Third National flag and a new Confederate Navy Jack over the headstones marking the graves of Confederate soldiers who died during the Civil War. The flags replace the ones raised in August.

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