Confederate monuments removed overnight in Baltimore

Confederate monuments in Baltimore were quietly removed and hauled away on trucks in darkness early Wednesday, days after a violent white nationalist rally in Virginia that was sparked by plans to take down a similar statue there.

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    A monument dedicated to the Confederate Women of Maryland lies on a flatbed trailer early Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

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    The empty pedestal of the former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Roger B. Taney sits before dawn Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

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    Empty pedestal of the Robert E. Lee and Thomas J.

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    Workers remove a monument dedicated to the Confederate Women of Maryland early Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

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    A bystander takes a picture of the monument dedicated to the Confederate Women of Maryland after it was taken down

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    Workers remove a monument dedicated to the Confederate Women of Maryland early Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

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    Workers hauled several monuments away, days after a white nationalist rally in Virginia turned deadly

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