Robert E. Lee
Unite the Right Five-Year Anniversary: Where Key Players Are Now
The 2017 events in Charlottesville, Virginia, have been viewed as a racial reckoning for the United States that has not gone away in the years since.
Florida Holidays Honoring Confederate Birthdays May Soon Be Erased
A reintroduced bill aims to eliminate Robert E. Lee Day and Jefferson Davis Day from the state's holiday calendar.
'King-Lee' Day Celebrated by States That Don't Recognize Just MLK Day
King's birthday will be observed as a federal holiday on Monday, but it won't be called by the same name in every state.
Final Richmond Monument Removal Set for Confederate Gen. A.P. Hill's Statue
The city announced Wednesday that Newport News-based Team Henry Enterprises bid $1.5 million on the project and was awarded the contract.
Virginia's Removed Confederate Monuments May Go to Black History Museum
The Black History Museum would be able to work with other groups and community members to decide what would happen to the monuments if they were transferred.
Confederate Money, Lincoln Image From 1865 Found in Second VA Time Capsule
Conservators opened a second time capsule that was found in the pedestal of the Robert E. Lee statue formerly towering over Richmond.
Second Time Capsule Found in Pedestal That Once Held Robert E. Lee Statue
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced the second box on Monday but didn't say when it would be opened to determine if it is the rumored 1887 capsule.
3 Books Among Items Found in Lee Statue's Time Capsule, No Lincoln Photo
After finding a time capsule from 1887 inside a Richmond's Robert E. Lee statue, Virginia conservators opened the box, finding books, a coin and an envelope.
Crew Believes It Has Found Time Capsule That Might Contain Lincoln Photo
A newspaper article from 1887, the year the time capsule in the Robert E. Lee statue was made, says the capsule contains a picture of Lincoln in his coffin.
Statue Will Be Melted Down Into Art for African American Heritage Center
The center emphasized in the proposal that no matter where the statue went, it would continue to be "an icon of violent white supremacy."
Jim Acosta: Trump Relates to Robert E. Lee Because They're 'Both Losers'
It comes after the former president decried the removal of the Confederate monument in Richmond, Virginia.
Workers Search For Alleged Time Capsule at Robert E. Lee Site In Virginia
According to state officials, the time capsule is believed to be buried in or around the cornerstone pedestal of the former Robert E. Lee statue.
Kinzinger Rips Trump's Praise of Robert E. Lee, Demands GOP Condemnation
"I wonder what @GOPLeader [Kevin McCarthy] thinks of this statement?" the Illinois Republican asked.
Robert E. Lee Statue Time Capsule Reportedly Holds Photo of Dead Lincoln
Historians doubt it is an actual photograph of Lincoln's body because the only known photo was taken in City Hall in New York on April 24, 1865.
Trump Says Afghan War Would Have Ended In 'Victory' If Robert E. Lee Led
On Wednesday, Trump started off the statement by stating that watched as a "massive crane took down the magnificent and very famous statue of 'Robert E. Lee On His Horse' in Richmond, Virginia. It has long been recognized as a beautiful piece of bronze sculpture."
202 Confederate Symbols Have Been Removed Since the Death of George Floyd
"Any remnant like this that glorifies the lost cause of the Civil War, it needs to come down," Virginia Governor Ralph Northam said.
Crowd Cheers as Robert E. Lee Statue Removed: 'Hey Hey Hey, Goodbye!'
The statue's removal comes 131 years after it was erected. The statue will be placed in storage at a state-owned facility while its future is determined.
Police Ban Use of Drones Around Robert E. Lee Statue Ahead of Removal
The ban was issued for "special security reasons," the Federal Aviation Administration said.
The Largest Confederate Memorial in U.S. To Stay As Lee Statue Removed
The carving on the side of Stone Mountain in Georgia of Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson is the biggest Confederate memorial in the world.
Richmond, Virginia to Remove Confederate Statue of Robert E. Lee
The statue will come down on Wednesday, September 8, 131 years after the statue was put in place. It will be placed in storage until its future is determined.
Statue of Robert E. Lee Can Be Removed, Virginia Supreme Court Rules
"Today is an historic day in Virginia. Today, we turn the page to a new chapter in our Commonwealth's history," said Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring said in a statement.
Arizona Republican Who Wants New Election Likes Robert E. Lee, Not Traitors
The state senator appeared to be responding to the Cleveland Indians' decision to rename the team Cleveland Guardians.
Charlottesville Mayor Hails Removal of Controversial Robert E. Lee Statue
The statue was taken down nearly four years after a white supremacist rally against the statue's initial proposed removal turned violent.
Charlottesville Removes General Lee Statue 4 Years After 'Unite the Right'
The city will remove two Confederate statues nearly four years after a white supremacist rally against their initial proposed removal left three dead.
West Point Apologizes for Saying Robert E. Lee Announced End of Slavery
The West Point Association of Graduates tweeted that Robert E. Lee had assisted Union General Gordon Granger in proclaiming slaves had been freed following the end of the Civil War.
After Robert E. Lee's Removal, Confederate Statues Still Stand in Capitol
A statue honoring Confederate General Robert E. Lee was quietly removed from the U.S. Capitol overnight Sunday, but statues honoring Confederate leaders and others with racist pasts remain—months after leaders of Congress urged their removal.
GOP Sen-Elect Blasted for Claim Robert E. Lee Loved US More Than Squad Does
"Robert E. Lee was a traitor whose actions murdered American troops. Why are you so clueless about America and our history?" replied one irate student of history.
Shooting at 'Trump Train' Rally Near Robert E. Lee Monument
Police in Richmond, Virginia were called to investigate a report of an unoccupied vehicle being struck once by gunfire near the city's Robert E. Lee statue.
Trump Says Confederate General Robert E. Lee 'Would Have Won"
"They're ripping down our history," President Donald Trump said of U.S. protesters. "That's where these guys begin. They take away your history."
Virginia Crowd Cheers Upon Confederate Statue Removal
"Much of the racial tension, strife and protest we're seeing across the country emanates from right here in Charlottesville," community organizer Don Gathers said. "But now we're moving the needle in a positive way."