Mr. Kingsmill’s op ed piece on Robert E. Lee would have been a little stronger if he had identified Gen. Lee as the Commanding General of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia. The flag that many find objectionable was not the Confederate flag but the Battle Flag of the Army of Northern Virginia.  Historically the name of Robert E. Lee High School should be preserved. The current fad of changing names and mascots to solve deep-seated complex anger and hatred only throws gasoline on the campfire.                                              

Cyrus B. Fletcher

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.