Daughters of the Confederacy ordered to move monument at Caddo Courthouse

Daughters of the Confederacy ordered to move monument at Caddo Courthouse

SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) - The Confederate monument outside the Caddo Parish Courthouse soon will have to find a new home.

A letter issued Wednesday by the Caddo Parish attorney’s office notifies Chapter 237 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy that it has 90 days to remove the monument from outside of the courthouse in downtown Shreveport.

However, the U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Caddo Parish owns the property on which the monument sits.

The Shreveport chapter of the UDAC and Caddo Parish have been in court regarding the monument since October 2017.

Below is the full letter:

The letter does not say what would happen to the monument if left on the property after the 90 day period.

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