Virginia Restricts Protests at Lee Monument in Richmond After Clashes

The regulations, which will stay in place for at least 18 months, limit the size of crowds at the statue and bans weapons at permitted events, the governor said.

White House Chief of Staff’s Civil War Remarks Elicit an Angry Response

Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, dismissed suggestions that John F. Kelly’s position implied he would have accepted a resolution to the conflict short of abolition.

National Cathedral to Remove Windows Honoring Confederate Generals

Officials at Washington National Cathedral announced a decision that they said had been made more urgent by the racially tinged violence in Charlottesville, Va.

‘The Lees Are Complex’: Descendants Grapple With Rebel General’s Legacy

By SIMON ROMERO August 22, 2017 Few American families are as deeply embedded in the nation’s history as the Lees of Virginia. Members of the clan signed the Declaration of Independence, served the new nation as judges and generals, lawmakers and...