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Maryland House Speaker Adrienne Jones: Civil War plaque should be removed from State House

Maryland House Speaker Adrienne Jones: Civil War plaque should be removed from State House

Maryland House of Delegates Speaker Adrienne A. Jones wants a plaque removed from the State House that pays tribute to both Union and Confederate soldiers who served and died in the Civil War.

“The message projected by this plaque does not seek to correctly document history but instead sympathizes with Confederate motivations and memorializes Confederate soldiers,” Jones wrote in a letter Thursday to members of the State House Trust, which oversees alterations to the historic capital building and its grounds.

Jones, a Democrat, sits on the State House Trust, along with Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, a Democrat, and Laura Mears of the Maryland Historical Trust. Gov....

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