P. G. T. Beauregard

Jim Hanzo
July 26, 2017 - 2:27 pm
According to a report from the Mid-City Messenger, the P.G.T. Beauregard monument could get a new home and could be moved to Greenwood Cemetery, in Lakeview. The monument sat at the entrance to City Park on Bayou St. John for a century before being taken down May 17, despite objections from the...
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June 19, 2017 - 1:12 pm
(WWL.com) The Beauregard Parish Police Jury has expressed interest in taking possession of the P.G.T. Beauregard statue. It was one of four controversial confederate statues taken down in New Orleans. Police Jury President Rusty Williamson says it’s the right place for the monument, since the...
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Jim Hanzo
June 09, 2017 - 4:26 pm
Officials say the cost of removing the Confederate monuments in New Orleans was $2.1 million. The price includes the physical removal along with hundreds of thousands of dollars in protection costs. The Landrieu administration says it did not expect to have to spend so much on security. The Mayor's...
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Scoot
May 23, 2017 - 11:34 am
Last week, I was critical of Mayor Landrieu for allowing two of the Confederate-era monuments to be placed in a scrap yard following their removal , which I argued was in defiance of what the Mayor said to the public about how the monuments would be treated post-removal. In an blog titled, “Why...
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Jim Hanzo
May 19, 2017 - 3:56 pm
Mayor Mitch Landrieu spoke today at Gallier Hall as crews work to take down the last of the Confederate era monuments, the Robert E. Lee statue. Landrieu addressed the city and select patrons at Gallier Hall about the end of the removal of the four monuments that included monuments to The Battle of...
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Chris Miller
May 18, 2017 - 1:10 pm
Signs warning of no parking from midnight tonight through midnight tomorrow have been posted around Lee Circle, site of the last Confederate monument slated for removal. Barricades have also been brought to the circle, and the RTA has suspended streetcar service in the area. A statue of Robert E...
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May 17, 2017 - 6:06 pm
The following is a statement from the Monumental Task Committee on the removal of the statue of P.G.T. Beauregard. The statement was issued shortly after 5 a.m. Wednesday. “Mitch Landrieu removed a monument to G.T. Beauregard, arguably the most historically significant Creole to ever live. This is...
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May 17, 2017 - 5:09 am
(AP) Workers in New Orleans took down a Confederate monument to Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard early Wednesday, the third of four such monuments to come down in the city. New outlets showed footage of the statue being lifted off its base shortly after 3 a.m. The removal comes after the city has already...
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Chris Miller
May 16, 2017 - 7:10 pm
The New Orleans City Park Improvement Association says it is "not aware of any definitive evidence that the NOCPIA owns the Gen. P.G. T. Beauregard Monument." Opponents of removing the statue claim that the park, not the city, own the statue, but park officials today say it's not clear-cut. The New...
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Chris Miller
May 16, 2017 - 11:51 am
Richard Marksbury, the plaintiff in the lawsuit that claims City Park owns the statue of Confederate Army General P.G.T. Beauregard, is appealing to the state 4th Circuit Court of Appeal today for a temporary restraining order to prevent the city of New Orleans from removing it. The New Orleans...
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