(Associated Press) A Pennsylvania lawmaker who got a Confederate battle flag removed from the state Capitol would like to see them removed from Civil War battle re-enactments.
Democratic state Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown, of Philadelphia, tells WHTM-TV that she’s “been to a lot of re-enacting and the re-enacting does not tell the stories accurately.”
But state Rep. Dan Moul, a Republican who represents Gettysburg, says it doesn’t make sense to not use the Confederate flag when re-enacting battles like Gettysburg’s. The 153rd anniversary of that pivotal Civil War battle is being celebrated this weekend.
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