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Time capsule believed to contain Gen. Robert E. Lee’s button and a hair from his horse found under a Confederate monument

Officials working to remove a Confederate monument from downtown Raleigh discovered an unopened time capsule in its base. Now, 126 years after it was buried underneath the Confederate Soldiers Monument on the grounds of the North Carolina State Capitol, archaeologists and conservators from the state Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) have¬†revealed what’s inside: […]