John B. Castleman

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The city of Louisville will move the controversial statues of John Breckinridge Castleman and George Prentice. Mayor Greg Fischer made the announcement in a series of tweets Wednesday afternoon. Fischer said his decision was based on the findings of the city’s Public Arts and Monuments Advisory Committee.

Kate Howard / Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting

A panel formed by a Kentucky mayor says public displays honoring the Confederacy are unwelcome and not representative of the city today.

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The statue of Confederate General John Breckinridge Castleman that sits prominently in Louisville’s Cherokee Triangle neighborhood has apparently been vandalized again.

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As members of the Falls Art Foundry began chipping away at the bright orange paint streaking the side of the John Breckinridge Castleman statue in Cherokee Triangle Monday, drivers traversing the roundabout soon started shouting out their car windows to make known their opinions about the statue.

Kate Howard, KyCIR via WFPL

Officials in a Kentucky city say it will cost thousands of dollars to remove orange paint from a Confederate monument that was vandalized.