Confederate Monuments, Small Town Sheriffs: Dispatches from 2020 in the South

Gwen Frisbie-Fulton
3 min readJun 29, 2020
The local sheriff stands with deputies guarding the Confederate Memorial in Graham, NC, despite no protests.

Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson, a lawman for the ages, tirelessly guards the Confederate statue in Graham basically day and night with his deputies, assigning sometimes dozens of his deputies to the courthouse detail, threat or no threat, like a true patriot.

Gwen Frisbie-Fulton

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