Virginia legislature clears way to nix state holiday held for Confederate generals Lee and Jackson

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Virginia moved closer Thursday toward eliminating a century-old state holiday honoring Confederate Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson. The Virginia House of Delegates voted 55 to 42 in favor of scrapping Lee-Jackson Day and recognizing Election Day as an official state holiday instead. Virginia state senators passed an ...
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Virginia legislature clears way to nix state holiday held for Confederate generals Lee and Jackson

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