--An accident which resulted in the death of a volunteer, occurred at the Guard House
, in this city, on Saturday afternoon, about two o'clock.
James H. Gontor
, a member of Company P, Sixth Virginia Regiment and W. H. Rainey
, a member of the same command, were sky-larking, it appears, when a pistol in the hand of the latter, was accidentally discharged, the contents of which entered the head of Mr. Gontor
, inst above the right eye, and passed obliquely over the left, tearing out his brain and killing him immediately, at Norfolk Lynchburg, 18th.