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Did monument honor Confederate veterans or symbolize white supremacy?


Senior Reporter, THE PAPER

Posted 9/30/23

A bitter and brutal, four-year civil war that rips a nation apart finally, mercifully, ends, and in its aftermath, the losing side raises monuments to the soldiers who fought for its cause.  Seems like a simple, cut-and-dried scenario, but in the case of the American Civil War, it’s anything but that …

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