Congress to vote on getting rid of donated Lee statue at Antietam NB

ANTIETAM, Md. — The national firestorm over Confederate monuments is now spreading to literal Civil War battlefields, as Congress is expected to vote this week to uproot the Robert E. Lee statue at Antietam National Battlefield in Maryland.

The Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest day in American history, where Union troops finally fought Gen. Robert E. Lee and his rebels to a draw.

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