Crews removed a statue of Columbus from Grant Park in Chicago. [11], Burns is buried in Evergreen Cemetery in Gettysburg, one of only two graves there with permission to fly the American flag twenty-four hours per day (the other being the grave of Ginnie Wade, the only civilian killed during the battle). The Daily Signal depends on the support of readers like you. 13. 86. June 20: St. Junipero Serra, California. Someone ripped a statue of Frederick Douglass from its base in Rochester on the 168th anniversary of the celebrated abolitionist’s famous speech there titled “What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?” The statue suffered significant damage, authorities said. A vandal or vandals defaced a statue of Ireland-born businessman Marcus Daly with graffiti on the Montana Technological University campus in Butte. July 7: Confederate monument, North Carolina. Rioters attempted to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson in Lafayette Square near the White House, but police intervened. 44. May 30: Confederate monument, Mississippi, Vandals painted red handprints on the University of Mississippi’s Confederate monument in Oxford, Mississippi, along with the words “spiritual genocide.”. 66. June 19: Confederate monument, Georgia. June 3: Mayor Frank Rizzo, Pennsylvania. A city work crew removed a statue of a Texas Ranger entitled “One Riot, One Ranger” that had stood at Love Field airport in Dallas since 1963. Wells, an African American journalist and civil rights advocate who wrote against racial injustice. A vandal or vandals spray-painted the acronym BLM on a statue of Columbus on Chicago’s Museum Campus. This was a narrow escape for Burns, for by the rules of war he was subject to summary execution as a non-uniformed combatant, or bushwhacker. June 19: Francis Scott Key, California. His home on Chambersburg Street was razed after his death and veterans of the battle remarked that something should be done to commemorate his services. Reacting to a proposal by a Pennsylvania chapter of the Sons of Union Veterans, the state enacted legislation to provide funds for a fitting monument. The Madison City Commission voted 3-2 to remove a 23-foot statue honoring Madison County’s Confederate soldiers, which was dedicated in 1909. Crews removed a statue of a Confederate soldier from Hemming Park in Jacksonville, Florida. Dreux is reported to have been the first Confederate field officer to die in the Civil War. City crews in Louisville, Kentucky, removed a statue of John Breckinridge Castleman, a Confederate officer, from the center of the Cherokee Triangle neighborhood. A group of vandals toppled a bust of John McDonogh, a wealthy entrepreneur and slave owner who died in 1850, in New Orleans’ Duncan Plaza near City Hall. The Pasquotank County Board of Commissioners voted 4-3 to remove a monument to Confederate soldiers from courthouse square in Elizabeth City. Workers used a crane to remove a statue of J.E.B. Workers removed the statue later that day over safety concerns. Vandals had covered the base of the monument—featuring a Confederate soldier atop a pillar—with graffiti. On and around the statues, they wrote phrases such as “ALL COPS LIE,” “You f— a— cops are getting abolished,” and “NO JUSTICE NO PEACE.”, 58. The Pennsylvania Board of Commissioners on Gettysburg Monuments desired that the monument be placed on the field where Burns had fought with the 150th Pennsylvania and 7th Wisconsin regiments, and a site was chosen on McPherson's Ridge next to Herbst Woods. Rioters in Portland, Oregon, toppled a statue of President Abraham Lincoln in what they called an “Indigenous Peoples’ Day of Rage.” They said they were angry about the Columbus Day holiday and Lincoln’s approval of the execution of 38 Dakota Sioux fighters known as the “Dakota 38.”. Vandals defaced the statue with graffiti and wrapped an American flag around its head and set it on fire. Work crews removed a statue of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson from Richmond’s Monument Avenue, on order of Mayor Levar Stoney, a Democrat. The Athens-Clarke County Commission voted unanimously to remove this Confederate memorial dating from 1872. The City Council of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, approved removal of a Confederate monument featuring a soldier standing atop a tall pillar. Vandals defaced a monument to Confederate soldiers in Amarillo with orange and blue paint. 78. The board has yet to decide where it will be relocated. 71. Rioters pulled down a statue in Nashville, Tennessee, depicting 19th-century newspaper editor Edward Carmack. June 19: Confederate monument, North Carolina. “We’re not going to agree on everything—that’s just not human history, human nature. June 13: ‘Pioneer statues,’ Oregon. As the Confederates departed, Burns was released from jail and arrested some of the Confederate stragglers,[3] continuing his opposition to the invading army until he was relieved by Federal cavalry under Brig. Authorities dropped charges of first-degree criminal mischief against all four June 11. Crews removed a statue of Henry Lawson Wyatt, believed to be the first Confederate soldier killed at the start of the Civil War, from its location in Raleigh. / The Gettysburg Address says, look, we are the only democracy in the world and the Civil War is about whether democracy will survive in the world. June 15: Don Juan de Oñate, New Mexico. Resort to violence. The city planned to remove the statue sometime after a public hearing Aug. 17. Crews removed the damaged statue and placed it in storage the day after vandals defaced it. Rioters toppled and set fire to a statue of St. Junipero Serra, an 18th-century Roman Catholic priest, outside the California State Capitol in Sacramento. Someone spray-painted the words “F— Colonizers” on the base of a statue honoring Mexican-American soldiers in Sacramento. A vandal or vandals defaced a Confederate monument at a cemetery in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, by painting a swastika, the letter “X,” and the letters “USA” on it. July 21: Confederate monument, Louisiana. The monument was built in honor of the Bemis Heights Regiment, New York’s 77th volunteer regiment. The vandals set afire and defaced the depiction of Linn once it was on the ground. Police arrested and charged three men and one woman in connection with toppling a statue of Robert E. Lee outside a high school in Montgomery, Alabama, that bears the name of the celebrated Confederate general. “Moving this statue will not change the past. Rioters pulled down the statue of Columbus that had stood in Richmond, Virginia, since 1927. Rizzo allowed violence against black Americans while mayor from 1972 to 1980, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported. Early June: Matthias Baldwin, Pennsylvania. Vandals defaced a monument in Savannah, Georgia, honoring Confederate soldiers killed at the Battle of Gettysburg, using red paint and writing “SILENT NO MORE.” The perpetrators also broke off parts of the statue, which is in Laurel Grove Cemetery. Rioters toppled a statue of Francis Scott Key, author of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” on the day known as Juneteenth, which commemorates the day in 1865 that slaves in Texas learned Lincoln had freed them a year and a half earlier. In Washington, D.C., rioters used ropes to tear down a bronze depiction of Albert Pike, a Confederate general, and then set the 11-foot statue on fire. Louisville was named after Louis XVI, the last king of France before the French Revolution, in honor of the monarch’s support for American colonists during the Revolutionary War. Dedicated in 1984, the plaque described the “Battle at Picacho” in 1862 as the “westernmost battle of the Civil War.”. She died in 1912. But Lincoln did not believe that the United States should run around the world, telling everyone what to do. June 20: Women of the Confederacy, North Carolina. They placed a burning American flag on top of the statue before throwing it into a nearby lake. “We must name these instances of discrimination and never forget our past—but we should not honor them,” Mayor Joe Hogsett, a Democrat, said. He served as an enlisted man in the War of 1812, fighting in numerous battles, including Lundy's Lane, and volunteered for both the Mexican–American War and the Civil War. 100. Stuart, Stonewall Jackson, and Joseph E. Johnston; Matthew Fontaine Maury, Confederate naval officer; and Alexander Stephens, vice president of the Confederacy. It is about removing a potential distraction so we may focus clearly on the future of our city,” Mayor Sandy Stimpson, a Republican, said. 101. [11], According to Burns's biography in Appleton's Cyclopedia, during the last two years of his life his mind failed, and his friends were unable to prevent his wandering about the country. The Massachusetts-born Pike, a journalist, lawyer, and orator, resigned from the Confederate States Army in July 1862. 15. July 17, 2020, Police officers watch over a statue of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy, that was pulled down by vandals June 10 in Richmond, Virginia. The Cape Girardeau City Council voted 6-1 to remove the monument from Ivers Square. Rioters toppled a white marble statue of Columbus and threw it into Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Arizona Gov. July 10: Charles Didier Dreux, Louisiana. Donate now. June 10: Confederate monument, Alabama. Eight such incidents occurred in North Carolina, 12 in California, and 15 in Virginia. Officials decided to remove a statue of Philip Schuyler, a Revolutionary War general, from in front of Albany City Hall. The United Daughters of the Confederacy removed the “Appomattox” statue in Alexandria depicting a lone soldier to commemorate all of the city’s Confederate soldiers. The monument will be moved to a museum, Fox 7 in Austin reported. 27. Virginia Allen is a news producer for The Daily Signal. Doug Ducey, a Republican, has not announced plans to replace the marker, the Arizona Capitol Times reported. A vandal or vandals spray-painted a statue of 19th-century Quaker poet and abolitionist John Greenleaf Whittier in the city named after him, writing “BLM” and “— Slave Owners” on it. 53. Sometime in June, a vandal or vandals stole a brass plaque honoring “Confederate frontiersmen” from Picacho Peak State Park in southern Arizona. The act was a “hate crime,” Chris Marzan, spokesman for the California Mexican American Veterans Memorial Foundation, said. The statue was a gift from the city of Montpellier in southern France as a symbol of friendship. The Henry County Board of Commissioners had voted 4-1 three weeks earlier to take down the monument after a petition garnered more than 13,000 signatures, Fox 5 in Atlanta reported. Rioters toppled Richmond’s Howitzer Monument and littered it with graffiti. A crowd of 400 gathered and watched in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park as vandals pulled down the monument. June 20: Henry Lawson Wyatt, North Carolina. 107. Loring was a Confederate soldier who also fought during the Mexican-American War and  later represented the United States as inspector general to the sultan of Egypt. Vandals did succeed in defacing the base of the statue with graffiti reading “KILLER” and “RACIST SCUM,” among other things. Rioters had attempted to topple the statue in mid-July. Vandals had covered the statue in graffiti, and its location has been the site of numerous protests since Floyd’s death. Gov. July 14: Confederate monument, Florida. 20. The group gathered around the fallen statue shouting, “Black lives matter” before setting it on fire with lighter fluid. Vandals spray-painted a statue of Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León in Bayfront Park, the same Miami park where someone defaced the Columbus statue. A vandal or vandal pulled down a statue of John McDonogh outside Gallier Hall in New Orleans. The following is a list of Confederate monuments and memorials that were established as public displays and symbols of the Confederate States of America (CSA), Confederate leaders, or Confederate soldiers of the American Civil War. The bill also orders removal from the Capitol of “all statues of individuals who voluntarily served the Confederate States of America.”. / Workers removed a bronze depiction of California settler and businessman John Sutter from Sutter Medical Center in Sacramento after vandals defaced it with graffiti. 33. Aug. 20: Confederate memorial, Michigan. Workers removed a statue of former Vice President John C. Calhoun from Marion Square in Charleston. June 19: Ulysses S. Grant, California. 50. A vandal or vandals toppled a statue of Lee in Roanoke, Virginia. Montana Lawmaker Outlines Troubling Implications of Biden’s Executive Actions, Defunding Police Isn’t Answer, Say Black Mothers of Slain Children, Trump Lawyers Counter Democrats With These 4 Impeachment Arguments, 9 Election Reforms States Can Implement to Prevent Mistakes and Voter Fraud, Can We Restore America? July 28: Confederate monument, Georgia. [9], After the battle, Burns was elevated to the role of national hero. src/public/js/zxcvbn.js This package implements a content management system with security features by default. A large crowd beheaded statues of four Confederate soldiers, all part of the same monument, in Portsmouth, Virginia. contains some random words for machine learning natural language processing June 10: Christopher Columbus, Florida. July 24: Confederate monuments, Virginia. July 8: Confederate Soldiers and Sailors, Virginia. June 19: St. Junipero Serra, California. 235-36. John Lawrence Burns[1] (September 5, 1793 – February 4, 1872[2]), veteran of the War of 1812, became a 69-year-old civilian combatant with the Union Army at the Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War. Protesters gathered outside the Minnesota State Capitol in Saint Paul used rope to pull down a 10-foot bronze statue of Columbus. Sutter abused and enslaved Native Americans in the 1840s, according to HistoryNet. Vandals broke off one of the hands on the statue during the first night of protests in May; vandals also spray-painted the statue with graffiti. A small group of demonstrators used black spray paint to cover a plaque at a monument reading “In memory of our Confederate patriots 1861-1865,” outside the Walker County Courthouse in Huntsville, Texas. 56. 7. Police charged both men with inciting a riot; charged Wassell with theft and possession of stolen goods; and  charged Davis with being a principal to theft. Rioters littered a Confederate monument in Norfolk,  Virginia, with toilet paper and graffiti, including the letters “BLM.” City officials said they planned to remove the monument. The Madison County Commission voted to remove a Confederate monument outside the courthouse in downtown Huntsville, Alabama. Workers removed Chicago’s third and last statue of Columbus from Drake Fountain in the southern part of the city. He was wounded, but survived to become a national celebrity. Vandals defaced the base of a Columbus statue with red handprints and graffiti reading “MURDER” and “OG PIG” in Pittsburgh’s Schenley Park. 99. The City Council voted unanimously July 15 to remove and relocate the statue, KCOY-TV reported. The Board of Park Commissioners in La Crosse, a town about two hours northwest of Madison, Wisconsin, voted unanimously to remove from Riverside Park the Hiawatha statue of a Native American man. 16. University officials were wary of  ongoing race-related protests and concerned about the central placement of the marker. His somewhat peculiar dress consisted of dark trousers and a waistcoat, a blue "swallow tail" coat with burnished brass buttons, such as used to be affected by well-to-do gentlemen of the old school about 40 years ago, and a high black silk hat, from which most of the original gloss had long departed, of a shape to be found only in the fashion plates of the remote past. Two women vandalized the base of a statue of President Ronald Reagan in Dixon with blue paint reading “BLACK LIVES MATTER.” The Dixon Police Department obtained photos of the women and asked the public to help identify them. One depicts Washington as president, the other as a Revolutionary War general. They tell a painful story in our history. The incident marked the third time the statue has been defaced in recent years. A mob toppled a statue of Charles Linn, a Confederate navy captain who was one of the founders of Birmingham, Alabama. A magistrate released them the next morning on their own recognizance. July 23: Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway marker, Arizona. Rioters covered the monument with graffiti and pulled down one figure, which hit a man in the head, landing him in a hospital. The Daily Signal depends on the support of readers like you. 36. The city removed the statue the next day, citing safety concerns. Crews removed a statue of Raphael Semmes, an admiral in the Confederate navy, in downtown Mobile, Alabama. [10] Burns's fame quickly spread and a poem about his exploits was published by Bret Harte in 1864. Demonstrators pulled down statues of two Confederate soldiers from a monument just outside the State Capitol in Raleigh. The Justice Department on July 2 charged four men with defacing the statue, including a man identified as a ringleader. Western Kentucky University officials approved  removal of a historic sign denoting Bowling Green as the Confederate state capital of Kentucky. The Sitka Assembly voted 6-1 to remove a statue of Alexander Andreyevich Baranov, a prominent Russian merchant and trader, from outside Harrigan Centennial Hall in Sitka, the former Russian capital of Alaska. 98. A mob cheered as it pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Indianapolis city workers removed a monument dedicated to Confederate soldiers who died in a Union prison camp in Indianapolis during the Civil War. Ralph Northam, a Democrat, to remove a 60-foot statue of Lee from Monument Avenue in Richmond. 28. Police arrested seven suspects shortly afterward. [5], Despite his skepticism about the request, Chamberlin referred him to the regimental commander, Colonel Langhorne Wister, who sent the aged Burns into the woods next to the McPherson Farm, where he would find better shelter from the sun and enemy bullets. A mob pulled down a statue of George Washington outside the German American Society in Portland, Oregon. Officials in Dearborn, Michigan, removed a statue of Orville Hubbard, the city’s mayor from 1942 to 1978. 2. Approaching Major Thomas Chamberlin of the 150th Pennsylvania Infantry, Burns requested that he be allowed to fall in with the regiment. Send an email to Virginia. Join the millions of people who benefit from The Daily Signal’s fair, accurate, trustworthy reporting with direct access to: Don’t have time to read the Washington Post or New York Times? Other sources, such as the, [The Battle of Gettysburg by Samuel Penniman Bates .p.219, Brief biography of John Burns at Jennie Wade House, Gettysburg Association of Licensed Battlefield Guides description of Burns, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=John_L._Burns&oldid=995647468, United States Army personnel of the War of 1812, People of Pennsylvania in the American Civil War, Burials at Evergreen Cemetery (Gettysburg, Pennsylvania), Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 22 December 2020, at 03:57. Some sources say the Spanish missionary abused Native Americans on the West Coast and subjected them to forced labor. Update: Before the city could remove the monument, vandals defaced the tall pedestal of the statue with red paint Aug. 5, WAAY-TV reported. 83. June 22: Andrew Jackson, District of Columbia. He opposed the Mexican War. The public display in the United States of Confederate monuments, memorials and symbols has been and continues to be controversial. Flames charred the statue’s face and upper body. Auxiliary data. Workers removed a statue of Frank Rizzo, the Democratic mayor of Philadelphia in the 1970s, from the steps of the Municipal Services Building. 34. June 30: Confederate monument, Georgia. 76. July 14: Confederate monument, Georgia. Nathalie Voit contributed to this list, which was updated and expanded July 31, Aug. 7, and Nov. 2. Take it down!” as rioters toppled a bronze depiction of St. Junipero Serra in Father Serra Park in downtown LA. The vandals painted words such as “ABOLISH KCPD” and “FEDS GO HOME” over the names of Kansas City officers killed in the line of duty. 92. July 9: Confederate monument, Georgia. The Anniston, Alabama, City Council voted 4-1 to remove a memorial of Confederate war hero John Pelham, whose hometown was nearby Alexandria, as a show of support for protesters. Vandals defaced a statue of the Founding Father and first president in Washington Park, covering the base in red spray paint reading “SLAVE OWNER” and “GOD BLESS AMERIKKKA.” The perpetrators also placed a white gown and hood on the sculpture. In a city of monuments, it is THE monument. According to the Tennessee State Museum, Carmack criticized Ida B. July 11: The Virgin Mary, Massachusetts. Roy Cooper ordered the statue removed in the interest of public safety. June 8: John Breckinridge Castleman, Kentucky. 8. The Loring monument was moved to privately owned land in accord with the wishes of Loring’s descendants. 12. Aug. 10: Confederate monument, Georgia. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. 113. Authorities said a protest began peacefully, but quickly grew violent. [7] He fought beside these men of the famous Iron Brigade throughout the afternoon, serving effectively as a sharpshooter, in one case shooting a charging Confederate officer from his horse. Workers removed a statue of a Confederate soldier from outside the Rockdale County courthouse in Conyers, Georgia, the Associated Press reported. For tutoring please call 856.777.0840 I am a recently retired registered nurse who helps nursing students pass their NCLEX. She is the co-host of The Daily Signal Podcast and Problematic Women. The Caddo Parish Commission and the Shreveport, Louisiana, chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy reached a court settlement to remove a Confederate monument from outside the local courthouse. Stuart, Confederate general, from Richmond’s Monument Avenue. [8] Injured and exhausted, the old man was able to crawl away from his rifle and to hastily bury his ammunition. Users (IPs) This Month as of 8 a.m.: 469,367 Page Views This Month as of 8 a.m.: 11,335,548 The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to remove the 900-pound bronze statue of a figure known as “At Ready” from outside the county courthouse. Boston’s Art Commission voted to remove a statue of President Abraham Lincoln holding the Emancipation Proclamation while a freed slave rises from a kneeling position with broken shackles on his wrists. Contribute to dropbox/zxcvbn development by creating an account on GitHub. A crowd cheered as rioters toppled a statue of Albert Pike, apparently the only Confederacy-related statue in Washington, D.C. >>> Related: 8 Acts of Vandalism, Desecration at Churches Across Nation. We’ve got to find common ground.”, 18. When President Abraham Lincoln came to Gettysburg to dedicate the Soldiers National Cemetery and deliver his Gettysburg Address that fall, he requested to meet with Burns. 22. July 23: Confederate monument, Arizona. June 6: Williams Carter Wickham, Virginia. The La Crosse Tribune reported that Mayor Tim Kabat, a progressive, requested the action. Placed upon a boulder taken from the battlefield, the monument was dedicated on July 1, 1903, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the battle. Workers removed a statue of Columbus in Providence, Rhode Island, after rioters splashed red paint across it and hung a sign reading, “STOP CELEBRATING GENOCIDE.” The city officials were determining whether they would relocate the statue. Someone applied graffiti to deface the plaque in front of the statue of Lee at Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, Maryland. June 3: Confederate Cemetery, South Carolina. June 10: Christopher Columbus, Massachusetts. June 12: Christopher Columbus, Pennsylvania. 102. 72. (Photo: Parker Michels-Boyce/AFP/Getty Images). A crowd shouted “Take it down! They also defaced the statue, which stood outside Thomas Jefferson High School, with graffiti reading “SLAVE OWNER,” among other things. The list may not be complete, so numerous are the incidents. The statue is at Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg, Maryland. Then get The Morning Bell, an early morning edition of the day’s most important political news, conservative commentary and original reporting from a team committed to following the truth no matter where it leads. June 10: Christopher Columbus, Minnesota. Vandals defaced a statue of educator and philanthropist Sophie B. Wright with red paint and graffiti reading “BLM.” Wright, the daughter of a Confederate soldier who was born the year after the Civil War ended, became controversial in recent years because she belonged to the Daughters of the Confederacy. House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn, a Democrat from Fairfax County, ordered removal of the sculptures. Someone decapitated a statue of Columbus outside Waterbury City Hall. The sculpture had been on display since 1883. 46. July 17: Union soldiers monument, New York. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, ordered work crews to remove what was left of the monument. We do. They dragged the statue of an artilleryman to the front of the Wake County Courthouse. The City Council voted unanimously to remove the statue two days before it was moved to a storage facility. Someone had spray-painted the bronze statue of Rizzo, also a former Philadelphia police chief. Vandals defaced—and/or officials removed—at least four statues and other monuments in each of eight states: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, New York, Oregon, and Texas. Vandals toppled two statues, one known as “The Pioneer” and the other as “The Pioneer Mother,” at the University of Oregon. July 12: Confederate monument, North Carolina. He encountered a wounded Union soldier and asked if he could use his more modern rifle; the soldier agreed and Burns moved on with the rifle and with cartridges in his pocket. [10], Petruzzi, pp. Vandals beheaded the statue of Columbus in Boston’s North End, prompting the city to remove it. June 10: Juan Ponce de León, Florida. Someone set fire to artificial flowers in the hand of a statue of the Virgin Mary at Saint Peter’s Parish Church in Dorchester. June 8: Confederate monument, North Carolina. The City Council had voted unanimously June 23 to remove the statue. A mob set fire to an iconic, 120-year-old statue of an elk atop a fountain in Portland, which also had been covered with graffiti in recent weeks. Rioters had spray-painted the bronze monument of the general atop a horse. Ruffin, a slave owner, served as chief justice of the state’s highest court from 1833-1852. The left will one day run into a brick wall. 69. A mob of about 15 pulled down a statue of Thomas Jefferson in Portland, Oregon, using ropes and an ax. Macon Mayor Robert Reichert, a Democrat, announced plans to remove a prominent Confederate monument during a meeting of the Macon-Bibb Board of Commissioners. Vandals defaced a statue of inventor, manufacturer, and abolitionist Matthias Baldwin in Philadelphia with graffiti reading “COLONIZER” and “MURDERER” on an unknown date in early June. Oct. 12:  Roosevelt ‘Rough Rider’ statue, OregonRioters in Portland, Oregon, toppled a statue of President Theodore Roosevelt as part of the “Indigenous Peoples’ Day of Rage.”  They defaced the statue with red paint and used a blowtorch on the base. By the governor’s order, workers removed a monument dedicated to the women of North Carolina who lived during the Civil War. June 24: John C. Calhoun, South Carolina. June 10: Christopher Columbus, Virginia. 23. Workers removed a stone monument to Confederate troops in Phoenix. 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