Besides being a Confederate general, Gordon also served as Georgia's governor and senator. Heis believed to have been the head of the Ku Klux Klan in the state after the Civil War. His statue was unveiled in 1907, in which he is dressed in Confederate regalia on his horse, Marye.
Robert Milligan was a slaveholder and founder of London's global trade hub, West India Docks. His statue was removed to "recognise the wishes of the community" said the Canal and River Trust.
After Milligan's statue was lowered from its plinth, thousands of protestors gathered outside an Oxford college demanding the removal of a statue of imperialist Cecil Rhodes.
Several attempts to remove the statue over the last few years have been made because of Castleman's post of a Major in the Confederate army.
The statue of Belgian King Leopold II, also a hero of Irish nationalism, become another confederate relic in the wake of BLM protest. Protesters are raising voice against symbols of racism and colonialism spreads around the world.
According to The Evening Standard, demonstrators scrawled "was a racist" on the statue of the wartime British Prime Minister in Parliament Square on Sunday afternoon as thousands descended on London for another protest over an American black man George Floyd's death.