VMI leaders say military college will keep Confederate statues

Richmond Times-Dispatch | 9/12/2017 | Graham Moomaw
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The statue of Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson appears to be standing on one of his cannons in this photograph taken in front of the barracks on the Virginia Military Institute campus in Lexington, VA Sunday, Sept. 3, 2017. Jackson served on the VMI Faculty as Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy & Instructor of Artillery from August 1851 until the beginning of the Civil War in April 1861. The Cadet Battery was custom-designed and was cast at the Cyrus Alger Foundry in Boston and arrived at VMI...
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