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Stonewall Jackson was my great-great-great grandfather. Virginia should stop ‘honoring’ him

I was disheartened to read that Virginia’s state Senate continues officially to honor Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson. Members of the Senate — in this case, Sens. Emmett W. Hanger Jr. (R-Augusta) and Stephen D. Newman (R-Bedford) — have traditionally called on the governing body to pay tribute by adjourning for the […]
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