Statues Honoring Confederate Figures Remain on Display
They are displayed in 31 states and Washington, D.C. Even states that were never in the Confederacy bear the marks of that uprising.
Last updated on Jul 19 , 2020
There are at least 700 Confederate statues spread across 31 states and Washington, D.C. Other estimates put the number of Confederate memorials as high as more than double that, or nearly 2,000.
The statues exist far outside of the former Confederate states themselves. The Confederacy itself was only 11 states.
Virginia and Texas continue to have the highest number of Confederate statues of any state. Virginia has well over 100 Confederate statues—with more than 41 dedicated to General Robert E. Lee alone.
For every Confederate statue that has come down in the past few months, ten still remain.
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