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Stolen Confederate Chair Monument Back in Place

SELMA, Ala. (AP) – A Confederate monument that was stolen and became the object of an odd ransom scheme is back in an Alabama cemetery where it once stood. But who took the chair is still in dispute. A Louisiana man charged in the odd disappearance of the so-called Jefferson Davis Chair surrendered to authorities Wednesday and was freed on…

Two Arrested, One Wanted after Jefferson Davis Chair Recovered in New Orleans

Suspects Arrested and Wanted in the Theft of the Jefferson Davis Monument in Selma/Source: New Orleans Police Department Two people have been arrested and one is still wanted after the historic Jefferson Davis Chair was recovered in New Orleans. New Orleans Police have arrested 32-year-old Stanley Warnick and 24-year-old Kathryn Diionno in connection with the stolen monument. Police are still…

Ransom Note Threatens to Make Confederate Monument in Selma a Toilet

A group claiming responsibility for stealing a Confederate monument from Old Live Oak Cemetery in Selma last month is now threatening to turn the ornate sculpture of a chair into a toilet. A representative of the United Daughters of the Confederacy on March 20 reported to police that the Jefferson Davis Memorial Chair had gone missing from the cemetery. Someone…