Defying Trump, Republican-led Senate panel backs stripping Confederate names from military bases

"If you want to continue to name forts after soldiers, there have been a lot of great soldiers who have come along since the Civil War."

The statue of Confederate Army of Northern Virginia Gen. Robert E. Lee stands in Emancipation Park in Charlottesville, Va., Friday, Aug. 18, 2017.

Trump rules out renaming Army bases named after Confederate officers

'My Administration will not even consider the renaming of these Magnificent and Fabled Military Installations.'

A protester waves a Confederate battle flag in front of the South Carolina statehouse, Thursday, July 9, 2015, in Columbia, S.C

The Army is considering renaming military bases named for Confederate leaders

Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy is now open to renaming 10 bases that were long ago named after Confederate leaders, an Army official said

A photo of John L. Burns, a veteran of the War of 1812, sitting in the rocking chair outside of his cottage, with gun and crutches nearby.

He watched the Battle of Gettysburg from his house, then joined in

You may be a badass, but you’ll never be “joining the battle of Gettysburg at the age of 69” badass.