Robert E. Lee’s birthday extends state holiday weekend?

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Lee’s birthday — while actually on Jan. 19 —- will be observed in the Peach State on Nov. 23, bookending the April observance of Confederate Memorial Day as Georgia’s salute to two “holidays” on the decline, even in the South.

While no one questions the state’s prominence in the Confederacy and the Civil War’s impact within its borders, there are those who wonder whether it is time for Georgia to leave that narrative to historians amid a growing generational divide.
 

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