( CNN) Baltimore removed four Confederate monumentsearly Wednesday after a grey nationalist revival to protect monuments turned deadly over the weekend in Virginia.

The City Council voted unanimously Monday to remove the shrines immediately, CNN affiliate WBAL reported.

By early Wednesday, video positioned on social media evidenced cranes slowly lowering some of the gravestones from their perches. Mayor Catherine Pugh told WBAL that some of the shrines will be sent to Confederate cemeteries.

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