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After Charlottesville, Some Question Confederate Legacy in Capitol

By Grace Austin

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The violence in Charlottesville, Va. — spurred by the potential removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee — has led to protests, calls for removal and several actual removals of other Confederate monuments around the country. The nation’s Capitol building is also home to several statues of Confederate figures; here’s a recap of what those are.

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