Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer, called it a "despicable visit by neo-Nazi cowards".
Mayor Signer also tweeted they are working on "legal options" in order to counter, react, and decelerate the pernicious movement in the city. "We can catch up next time we're in town". "Officers with our department then followed the tour bus to ensure that the group was leaving the city". You're not welcome here!
The march comes about two months after an alleged neo-Nazi crashed his vehicle into a crowd of counter protesters in Charlottesville, killing one person.
"We wanted to prove that we came in peace in May, we came in peace in August, and we come again in peace", Spencer said.
This also comes nearly two months after a similar torch-lit rally at the University of Virginia, and the deadly Unite the Right rally on August 12. While Spencer led the rally, which lasted less than half an hour, it was unknown if Kessler was participating.
Violent clashes broke out in August this year after White Supremacists locked horns with counter-protesters, leading to the death of a counter-demonstrator, 32-year-old Heather Heyer.
He wants the group to be monitored and doesn't want any of their racist messages to be presented in Virginia. They sang "Dixie" at the Emancipation Park, and left after declaring that Russian Federation was a friend, and "South will rise again".