Confederate Monument Removed Overnight in Ellicott City

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WMAR) – Another confederate monument has come down in the Baltimore area. Howard County officials have removed a confederate memorial from courthouse grounds overnight.

The memorial used to sit outside of the Howard County circuit court building in Ellicott city. This now makes the sixth confederate monument removed in Maryland over the last couple weeks. 

The specific memorial listed 92 confederate soldiers and was taken down around 11:30 Monday night. According to Maryland Historical Trust record, the memorial was dedicated on September 23, 1948.