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Lee and Jackson statues are monuments and memorials (access required)

Statues erected in the city of Charlottesville of Civil War General Robert E. Lee and Lt. General Thomas Jonathon Jackson are “monuments or memorials,” as mentioned in Code § 15.2-1812, says a 16th Judicial Circuit Court judge. Plaintiffs moved for partial summary judgment on the issue of whether the statues of the two generals “are monuments ...