Alsop's farm sold. Confederate earthworks in a good state of preservation

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Alsop's farm sold. Confederate earthworks in a good state of preservation - Bought a Battle field. Judge Phelps's Purchase...
Bought a Battle field. Judge Phelps's Purchase While on a Trip to Virginia. Judge Charles E. Phelps has return- ed to Baltimore, after a trip over the battle-fields of Virginia, on many of which he was engaged as a Federal of- fleer in the civil war. He was accompanied on his visit by Major N. M. Rit- tenhouse, of Baltimore. ' In the course of his visit Judge Phelps purchased fifty acies of ground, comprising the battle field of Laurel Hill, or Alsop's Farm, one of the engage ments in the Wilderness in which the Judge, who was then colonel of the Seventh Maryland Regiment was severely wounded and captured by the Confederates. The Confederate earthworks, around which the tight took place, are still in a good stats of preservation, and the surroundings have changed but little in the thirty-one years since the fight occurred.—Appomattox Times. ; candi! I 1

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  1. Staunton Spectator,
  2. 18 Sep 1895, Wed,
  3. Page 3

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