--The Holly Springs (Miss.)
Herald of the 30th ult., says:
A melancholy casualty, by which a brave soldier lost his life, occurred at Lamar Station
, on the Central Road
, on last Sunday morning. The trains which passed the depot at Holly Springs
, about eight o'clock, had a large number of Louisiana
troops on board, estined, we understand, for Virginia
Arriving at Lamar
, where the Northern
and Southern trains pass each other, the soldiers left the cars and walked about the depot, until the whistle sounded for them to get aboard.--While the cars were moving, one poor fellow tried to jump on the platform, but failed.--He fell between the cars and was instantly killed.
The name of the unfortunate man was Wm. Lewis
He was a member of the 12th Louisiana Regiment.