The shroud that had obscured the Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Va.’s, Emancipation Park since August was removed Wednesday morning. A judge ruled the shroud, as well as one over a Stonewall Jackson monument in a second park, was obstructing the right of the public to view the memorials.

The shroud that had obscured the Robert E. Lee statue in Charlottesville, Va.’s, Emancipation Park since August was removed Wednesday morning. A judge ruled the shroud, as well as one over a Stonewall Jackson monument in a second park, was obstructing the right of the public to view the memorials.