U.S. Army refuses to take Confederate general names off Fort Hamilton streets
New York Daily News ^ | 8/7/17 | Jason Silverstein, Kerry Burke, Ginger Adams Otis
Posted on 8/8/2017, 1:43:50 PM by DoodleDawg
The U.S. Army has shot down demands to rebrand two Brooklyn streets that bear the names of famous Confederate generals at the city’s only active military post.
The streets at Fort Hamilton — General Lee Ave. and Stonewall Jackson Drive — honor fighters who were “an inextricable part of our military history,” the Army wrote in a rejection letter to the New York Congressmembers who had demanded the change.
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