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Fort Bragg City Council To Discuss Name Change For Town

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 In a Facebook post published Friday evening, Fort Bragg Mayor Will Lee announced the City Council will be discussing a possible name change. The town is named after a Confederate Army general, Braxton Bragg.

“Responding to many requests (some local and many not)” the post said, “Fort Bragg Mayor Will Lee would like to announce that at the June 22, 2020 Regular City Council meeting, the City Council will discuss whether to place the question of changing the City’s name on the ballot in November for City residents to decide.”

The city of Fort Bragg was founded by 1st Lt. Horatio G. Gibson and named after Gibson’s former commanding officer in the Mexican American War, Gen. Bragg.

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