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‘johnny reb’ confederate statue has a new home in florida

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‘johnny reb’ confederate statue has a new home in florida

orlando, fla. (ap) — a confederate statue removed from the downtown park of a major florida city now has a new home.wftv-tv reported wednesday that the statue nicknamed “johnny reb” now stands in orlando’s greenwood cemetery.the 106-year-old memorial was removed in july following public outcry that the monument is a symbol of racism and white supremacy.it was moved to a nearby cemetery where there is already an area set aside for confederate soldiers.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.newspapers, a confederate flag and confederate states of america dollar bills were among the items inside a time capsule that was found at the base of a memorial when the statue was moved.