The accident on the Central Railroad.
[correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.]
Charlottesville, Va., Oct. 15.
A frightful accident occurred last night about 11 o'clock, six miles from here, on the Central
road, near the farm of Wm. W. Gilmer
The cars were thrown from the track by a cow, and seven persons killed--five soldiers and two colored men. The locomotive became detached, and was uninjured--Five cars and the tender were precipitated down an embankment 19 feet deep.
One of the cars was knocked all to places; another was turned bottom upwards.
One went partly over, but was not precipitated down the embankment, and one remained uninjured on the track.
, of the Hampton Legion
, from Abbeville
C., Jas., H. Barnes
, 18th Georgia, and --Ownes, of the 45th Georgia, were among the killed.
, Company K.
,) of the 14th Virginia, had his leg amputated at the Delavan Hospital
, by Drs
Those of the wounded were, George P. Badger
, 12th Va. regiment, co A, leg broken; D C McMasters
, N C 2d regiment, co L, hips injured; J E Williams
, 31 Ala regiment, badly bruised; H. H. Dirks
, 10th Va cavalry, head, not very bad; W T Abbitt, 1st Rifle regiment, 8 C, co F, breast; J M Moore
, 14th 8 C regiment, head and breast; G W Crump
, 10th Va cavalry, co A, right and back; I Nesslar, 10th Va cavalry, co A, right leg broken; H W Hay
, 19th Georgia, company F, hips; C B Gladley, 19th Georgia, company F; J Winfrey
, 12th Virginia, company K, side and hip; A De Leon Moses
, co H, Hampton
's Legion, S C, leg broken; J J Smith
; 14th Va, co K, thigh broken; W A Loundermilk, 2d N C, co C, both thighs broken; Serg't John Bahr
, 23d S C reg, head; T J Wilkinson
, Richmond Huzzas, co B, 3d bat cav, arm broken; E C Harper
, 5th Ala, co I, back and left leg; Elisha Heady, 44th Ala, head and back, 8 C Okelly, 16th Ga. co. A.
ankle, not badly; J H Greshstealst Ga, co E. right leg and breast; A Hale, 7th 8 C, co D, thigh, back, and hand; R B Bailey
, 7th Ga., co F. face and back; Lieut H L Solomon, 48th Ga, co G, leg broken.
Some thirty-five others were slightly wounded.
The killed and wounded were brought to the Delavan Hospital
, on the Lynchburg
train, at three o'clock to-day. J. A.