Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Media Covers AL SCV Lee Observance

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — About 30 members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans gathered at the Confederate Monument on the grounds of the state Capitol Monday to celebrate the birthday of Confederate General Robert E. Lee.

"The Robert E. Lee holiday has been a state holiday for over 100 years, and it's an important part of our state history and our heritage," said Leonard Wilson, state commander of the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

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