COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Riots were held 15 years ago calling for the flag to be removed.
The Confederate Flag has also been removed in from state grounds in Georgia and resides in a museum.
The director of the National Civil War Museum spoke out about the confederate flag's place in history.
"The battle flag should be displayed in a museum, because battle flag and the civil war is part of our history. And you cannot forget your history," Holly Wait said, Executive Director of National Civil War Museum.
The flag in South Carolina will be displayed at the State Relic Museum.