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Students object to Confederate flags on Va. campus

A group of law students at Washington and Lee University is demanding the school banish the Confederate flag from its Lexington campus and repudiate one of its namesakes, Gen. Robert E. Lee.

Thursday - 04/17/2014, 09:00pm EDT

Tags: Confederate flag, Washington and Lee University

Confederate flag stirs patriotic Va. retort

A group's plan to hoist a Confederate flag up a 50-foot pole along Interstate 95 has sparked a patriotic response from opponents in the former capital of the Confederacy: the flying of the American flag.

Friday - 09/27/2013, 03:55pm EDT

Tags: Confederate flag

Plan to fly Confederate flag sparks disagreement

A huge Confederate flag is stirring up a lot of people along I-95. One group has plans to fly it next month; another is circling a petition to condemn it.

Saturday - 08/17/2013, 03:50pm EDT

Tags: Andrew Mollenbeck, Confederate flag

Confederate flag back at Ga. fort after 148 years

As Fort McAllister fell to the Union Army of Gen. William T. Sherman days before Christmas in 1864, one of his artillery officers seized the Confederate flag of a vanquished company of Georgia riflemen.

Friday - 03/23/2012, 02:40pm EDT

Tags: Confederate flag, Georgia