Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, and P.G.T. Beauregard were responsible for a war that killed more than 600,000 Americans to defend the right to keep millions more enslaved.
Years after the end of that war, the City of New Orleans honored each of the three men with a statue.
Recently, those statues finally came down.
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