A portion of one of the three statues and two seals adorning the large Confederate monument to the state's Civil War dead at the corner of Hillsborough and Salisbury Streets on the State Capitol grounds Tuesday morning, June 23, 2015.
A portion of one of the three statues and two seals adorning the large Confederate monument to the state's Civil War dead at the corner of Hillsborough and Salisbury Streets on the State Capitol grounds Tuesday morning, June 23, 2015. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
A portion of one of the three statues and two seals adorning the large Confederate monument to the state's Civil War dead at the corner of Hillsborough and Salisbury Streets on the State Capitol grounds Tuesday morning, June 23, 2015. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

Drop the flag, but keep Confederate monuments

June 23, 2015 6:03 PM