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The Daily Dispatch: July 4, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Fatal accident. --An accident occurred at the Fredericksburg Railroad depot, on Broad street, on Saturday morning, by which Wirt Ellis, aged nine years, son of Lester P. Ellis, formerly of this city, was so severely injured that he died in a few hours afterwards. The little fellow and his sister were passengers on the 9 o'clock train, and on arriving at the depot, but before the cars had finally stopped, he fell or was pushed from the steps of the passenger coach on which he was standing, and being caught on the track one or two of the ponderous wheels passed diagonally over his right leg from the foot to a few inches above the knee, mashing and lacerating the bone and flesh in a horrible manner. He was soon after removed to the residence of his uncle, Mr. Charles Bates, where he remained in an insensible condition till half past 12 o'clock, when death put an end to his sufferings. As soon as the and occurrence be came known an extra train was sent up by the Superintendent of