Lee-Jackson Day Celebrated in Virginia Virginia's unique Lee-Jackson holiday is being marked in Lexington, where both Confederate icons are buried.
Confederate Holiday Remains Prickly Subject in Va.Virginia is marking Lee-Jackson Day, a state holiday dedicated to two towering figures in the Civil War. The subject of the Confederate flags remains a prickly subject in Lexington. City officials banned the flying of that flag and others on municipal light poles in 2011.

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