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Battle Over Confederate Monuments Moves to the Cemeteries

Published by Anne Johnson on

The New York Times quoted David Sloane of the USC Price School about the differences between a cemetery memorial and Confederate monuments in a public square.

“These are markers to a person’s grave,” said David Sloane, a historian at the University of Southern California who has written two books on cemeteries. “Cemetery memorials do have a different meaning than a symbolic public memorial on the highways and byways of the city or in a public park.”

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