From the Richmond Dispatch, 12/8/1899, p. 3, c. 3

Man Almost Scalped.

Henry Johnson, a colored employee of the Tredegar Works, was hurt badly yesterday. A quantity of stone and dirt caved in on him and cut his head. The man was almost scalped.

Dr. Cunningham, of the City Almshouse, had to take twenty-two stitches in the man’s wounds. The negro was carried to the almshouse where he is doing well.

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