A statue of Jefferson Davis, second from left, is on display in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Many of America’s military bases are named for commanders who were associated with Davis and fought for the South during the Civil War, including Gen. Braxton Bragg and Gen. John Bell Hood. Associates of Gen. Robert E. Lee who have bases named for them include Gen. John Brown Gordon and Henry Benning.
A statue of Jefferson Davis, second from left, is on display in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Many of America’s military bases are named for commanders who were associated with Davis and fought for the South during the Civil War, including Gen. Braxton Bragg and Gen. John Bell Hood. Associates of Gen. Robert E. Lee who have bases named for them include Gen. John Brown Gordon and Henry Benning. Susan Walsh AP
A statue of Jefferson Davis, second from left, is on display in Statuary Hall on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 24, 2015. Many of America’s military bases are named for commanders who were associated with Davis and fought for the South during the Civil War, including Gen. Braxton Bragg and Gen. John Bell Hood. Associates of Gen. Robert E. Lee who have bases named for them include Gen. John Brown Gordon and Henry Benning. Susan Walsh AP

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Army foresees no changes to bases named for Confederate generals

June 25, 2015 12:54 PM

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