NEW ORLEANS -- Overnight, the P. G. T. Beauregard monument in Mid City was vandalized with red paint and a hand-painted banner was tied to the statue.

Photo: Mark Cvitanovic

It is unclear when the vandalism occurred but by 5 a.m. Tuesday morning, the banner and most of the paint had been removed. 

This monument is one of four slated by the City of New Orleans to come down. 

Photos | PGT Beauregard statue vandalized