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Vandal strikes the Monroe Civil War monument

Who vandalized the Civil War monument in Monroe? Has a Confederate-hater mistaken the great coat-clad Union infantryman atop the monument for a Johnny Reb? Let’s look back 130½ years to see how this story began. On Memorial Day (Monday, May 30) 1887, hundreds of people trekked to the Village Cemetery on the Monroe Road in […]