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West Point To Remove Confederate Monuments from Campus

West Point To Remove Confederate Monuments from Campus

The US Military Academy will begin removing monuments and iconography memorializing the Confederacy from its campus, including a portrait of general Robert E. Lee in a confederate uniform, according to officials. The decision is the central focus of West Point’s plan to undergo a “multi-phased process” to remove all 13 identified references and installations honoring the Confederacy around its campus, the academy’s superintendent, Lt. Gen. Steve Gilland, wrote in a letter to the West Point community.

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