A Fight to Keep The Robert E. Lee Monument Up in Richmond, Virginia

As the City of Richmond works its way to taking down all of the Confederate monuments and symbols within its limits, the Robert E. Lee Monument, which is owned by the Commonwealth of Virginia, still stands. For now. The General A. P. Hill Monument, property of the city, at the traffic circle in the intersection … Continue reading A Fight to Keep The Robert E. Lee Monument Up in Richmond, Virginia

Stonewall Jackson Monument, Richmond, Virginia – Through My Grandparents’ Eyes

It’s been a few weeks now since the Confederate statues in Richmond, Virginia started coming down. As the former Capitol of the Confederacy, this is major. Before the city began to formally remove them, several had been yanked from their pedestals, including the figure of Jefferson Davis, from the elaborate memorial to the former president … Continue reading Stonewall Jackson Monument, Richmond, Virginia – Through My Grandparents’ Eyes