Pro-Confederate rally draws counterprotest in Knoxville, Tenn.

An estimated 400 counter-demonstrators gathered in Knoxville, Tennessee to protest less than two dozen demonstrators at a white separatist rally at the Fort Sanders Confederate memorial, which some have called to remove, the Knoxville News-Sentinel reported.

Police officers and barricades separated the two sides. One organizer carried a sign reading, “Stand Against Leftist Hate” to the hisses and boos of counter-protesters, the paper reported. Photos showed them holding Confederate flags.

A woman who was not yet identified was arrested when she attempted to crash the counter-protester side late Saturday afternoon, according to local media. (Reuters)

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Pro-Confederate rally draws counterprotest in Knoxville, Tenn.

Supporters for and against a Fort Sanders Confederate memorial monument face off in on Aug. 26, 2017 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pro-Confederate rally draws counterprotest in Knoxville, Tenn.

Protesters demonstrate against a Confederate monument in Fort Sanders as a smaller number of pro-confederate supporters stand against the removal of the memorial monument on Aug. 26, 2017 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pro-Confederate rally draws counterprotest in Knoxville, Tenn.

Hundreds of protesters demonstrate against a Confederate monument in Fort Sanders as a smaller number of pro-confederate supporters stand against the removal of the memorial monument on Aug. 26, 2017 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pro-Confederate rally draws counterprotest in Knoxville, Tenn.

A small number of pro-confederate supporters face off against hundreds of demonstrators against a Confederate memorial monument in Fort Sanders on Aug. 26, 2017 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pro-Confederate rally draws counterprotest in Knoxville, Tenn.

A man tears up a confederate flag as supporters for and against a Fort Sanders Confederate memorial monument face off in Aug. 26, 2017 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pro-Confederate rally draws counterprotest in Knoxville, Tenn.

Hundreds of protesters demonstrate against a Confederate monument in Fort Sanders as a smaller number of pro-confederate supporters stand against the removal of the memorial monument on Aug. 26, 2017 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pro-Confederate rally draws counterprotest in Knoxville, Tenn.

Hundreds of protesters demonstrate against a Confederate monument in Fort Sanders as a smaller number of pro-confederate supporters stand against the removal of the memorial monument on Aug. 26, 2017 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pro-Confederate rally draws counterprotest in Knoxville, Tenn.

A small number of pro-confederate supporters face off against demonstrators against a Confederate memorial monument in Fort Sanders on Aug. 26, 2017 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pro-Confederate rally draws counterprotest in Knoxville, Tenn.

Men hold a torn confederate flag following a demonstration against supporters of a Confederate monument in Fort Sanders on Aug. 26, 2017 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pro-Confederate rally draws counterprotest in Knoxville, Tenn.

KNA torn up confederate flag lays on the ground beside police as supporters for and against a Fort Sanders Confederate memorial monument face off in Aug. 26, 2017 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pro-Confederate rally draws counterprotest in Knoxville, Tenn.

KA man preaches as supporters for and against a Fort Sanders Confederate memorial monument face off in on Aug. 26, 2017 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pro-Confederate rally draws counterprotest in Knoxville, Tenn.

Protesters demonstrate against a Confederate monument in Fort Sanders as a smaller number of pro-confederate supporters stand against the removal of the memorial monument on Aug. 26, 2017 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Pro-Confederate rally draws counterprotest in Knoxville, Tenn.

A protester stands next to a Confederate monument in Fort Sanders in advance of a planned white supremacist rally and counter-protest around the memorial monument on Aug. 26, 2017 in Knoxville, Tenn. (Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)