Recent Confederate Monument Removals

This list tracks the removal of Confederate monuments, memorials, and markers since the police killing of George Floyd Jr. in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020. Please see my Confederate Monuments Syllabus page for recent op-eds about these removals.

Photo credit: Julia Rendleman

Removed [R indicates Removed by Protesters]

  1. Sampson, County, North Carolina (July 12)
  2. Charlotte, North Carolina (July 10)
  3. Asheville, North Carolina (July 10)
  4. Richmond, Virginia [Stephen Lee] (July 9)
  5. Richmond, Virginia [Joseph Bryan] (July 9)
  6. Cape Girardeau, Missouri (July 8)
  7. Richmond, Virginia (July 8)
  8. White’s Ferry, Maryland (July 7)R
  9. Richmond, Virginia [J.E.B. Stuart] (July 7)
  10. Salisbury, North Carolina (July 7)
  11. Seattle, Washington [Lakeview Cemetery] (July 4)R
  12. Hampden Township, Pennsylvania [Albert Jenkins statue] (July 3)
  13. Lothian, Maryland (July 3)R
  14. Richmond, Virginia [Matthew Fontaine Maury on Monument Avenue] (July 2)
  15. Kinston, North Carolina (July 1)
  16. Richmond, Virginia [Stonewall Jackson on Monument Avenue] (July 1)
  17. Rockdale County, Georgia (July 1)
  18. Rocky Mount, North Carolina (June 29)
  19. Charleston, West Virginia (June 29)
  20. Beaumont, Texas (June 29)
  21. Louisburg, North Carolina (June 28)
  22. Pine Bluff, Arkansas, memorial marker (June 28)
  23. Haymount, North Carolina (June 27)
  24. Wilmington, North Carolina [Statue of George Davis] (June 25)
  25. Wilmington, North Carolina (June 25
  26. Oxford, North Carolina (June 24)
  27. Dallas, Texas (June 23)
  28. Greenville, North Carolina (June 22)
  29. Raleigh, North Carolina, [Three monuments have been removed in the past 7 days.] (June 21)
  30. Jefferson County, Arkansas (June 20)
  31. Washington, D.C., Albert Pike (June 19)R
  32. Decatur, Georgia (June 19)
  33. Farmville, Virginia (June 18)
  34. Little Rock, Arkansas (June 18)
  35. Silver Spring, Maryland (June 18)R
  36. Plant City, Florida (June 18)
  37. Houston, Texas, Richard Dowling (June 17)
  38. Richmond, Virginia (June 16)
  39. Houston, Texas, “Spirit of the Confederacy” (June 16)
  40. Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Cherokee Nation (June 13).
  41. Frankfort, Kentucky, Jefferson Davis from state capitol building (June 13)
  42. Norfolk, Virginia (June 12)
  43. Quincy, Florida (June 11)
  44. Richmond, Virginia, Jefferson Davis (June 09)R
  45. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa (June 09)
  46. Jacksonville, Florida (June 09)
  47. Indianapolis, Indiana (June 08)
  48. Louisville, Kentucky, John B. Castleman (June 07)
  49. Richmond, Virginia, Williams C. Wickham (June 06)R
  50. Mobile, Alabama, Raphael Semmes (June 05)
  51. Alexandria, Virginia (June 02)
  52. Fort Myers, Florida, bust of Robert E. Lee (June 2)
  53. Birmingham, Alabama (June 02)R
  54. Montgomery, Alabama, Robert E. Lee (June 01)R

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