This Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, photo shows a sign on the door of a state treasurer's office in Little Rock, Ark., noting the joint holiday Jan. 16 observing the birthdays of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. Gov. Asa Hutchinson is reviving an effort to remove Lee from the holiday. But he faces resistance from opponents who complain the move belittles the state's Confederate heritage and from black lawmakers worried about a plan to set aside another day to honor Lee. (AP Photo/Kelly Kissel)
A statue of Robert E. Lee is on display on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 24, 2015. The statue was given to the National Statuary Hall Collection by Virginia in 1909. Lee served as a commander in the Confederate Army during the Civil War. The move in South Carolina to remove the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds is prompting members of Congress to take a new look at Confederate images that surround them every day. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
A monument to General Robert E. Lee mounted on his horse Traveller sits atop a ridge held by Confederate troops, above the field of Pickett's Charge, Wednesday, June 5, 2013, in Gettysburg, Pa. Tens of thousands of visitors are expected for the 10-day schedule of events that begin June 29 to mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg that took that took place July 1-3, 1863. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Dressed as Gen. Robert E. Lee for the weekend, Al Stone of Hinton, W.Va., stays in the shade under his tent to keep cool in Manassas on Thursday. Mr. Stone and his friends were camping out the entire weekend near the Manassas Museum to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the First Battle of Bull Run.
The Museum of the Confederacy has the sword of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. The restored sword will be displayed in Richmond until a satellite exhibition space is completed at Appomattox, Va. It will be less than a mile from where Lee met with Grant to sign the document of surrender on April 9, 1865.