Demon­stra­tors line up over Con­fed­er­ate mon­u­ment in N.C.

Antelope Valley Press (Sunday) - - Second Front -

PITTSBORO, N.C. — Po­lice of­fi­cers and bar­ri­cades were in place as peo­ple for and against the re­moval of a Con­fed­er­ate mon­u­ment in a North Carolina county stood on op­po­site sides of the street.

Me­dia out­lets re­port there were demon­stra­tions on Satur­day near the Chatham County Court­house, where the mon­u­ment has stood for over a cen­tury.

Chatham’s com­mis­sion­ers voted 4-1 in Au­gust to ask a United Daugh­ters of the Con­fed­er­acy chap­ter to have a plan by Oct. 1 to re­move the statute. The county let the UDC in­stall the statute in 1907. With­out a plan, the county will de­clare it a public tres­pass by Nov. 1, mak­ing it el­i­gi­ble for re­moval.

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