Firstly, it’s a states choice to place two statues there. More importantly however, erasing the past makes you more likely to repeat it. For all the shame of the confederate uprising there is a lesson to be learned. Not one of honor but of blood, sacrifice, and conviction. If we don’t work together to resolve our nations issues we’re doomed to fight this war again. Let us never forget the greatest toll in American blood was one fought brother against brother on our own soil.