Confederate statues stored in secret locations

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tags: Civil War, Confederacy, Charlottesville, Confederate Monuments

Last year's rally [in Charlottesville] was to protest a plan to remove a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. That statue still stands in Charlottesville. 

Other cities, however, have removed Confederate statues, and they're finding the controversy doesn't end there. 

Shelby County Commissioner Van Turner met CBS News by a pedestal in a park where a Confederate statue stood until Memphis took it down and hid it last December.   

"And it's secret because?" CBS News asked. 

"Because we don't want anyone to try to go do something to it," Turner said. 

Turner led the drive to remove two statues: one of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy, and Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, who later became the first leader of the Ku Klux Klan.

Turner took CBS News to see the statues — if we promised not to reveal their location.

Read entire article at CBS News

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