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Rhodes Scholar and UM Graduate Arielle Hudson told the Jackson Free Press she was happy the move was finally proceeding, but does not want the new graveyard site to become a “shrine” to the Confederacy. Photo by Seyma Bayram

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UM Confederate Statue to Move to Cemetery; Some Fear IHL Building New ‘Shrine’

The Confederate monument at the heart of the University of Mississippi campus will move to the Confederate graveyard elsewhere on campus, 114 years after its construction.


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