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Civil War Trust acquires section of Shepherdstown battlefield
Reported by: Associated Press
Sunday, October 6, 2013 10:57 AM EDT
A section of a Civil War battlefield in Shepherdstown is being protected from development.
About 265 of the battlefield's approximate 2,500 acres have been preserved.
Shepherdstown Battlefield Preservation Association president Edward Dunleavy tells The Journal that most of the battlefield site is privately owned farms.
The American Battlefield Preservation Association Program and the Shepherdstown association contributed funds for the latest acquisition.
Information from: The Journal, http://journal-news.net/