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Death of a Newspaper correspondent.

--The Montgomery Mail records the following fatal accident. Mr. Linebaugh was on his way to General Hood's army to act as correspondent of the Richmond press, a position to which he had recently been appointed:

‘ "Dr. John H. Linebaugh, a distinguished scholar and writer, of Alabama, was recently drowned in the Alabama river while attempting to leap from a steamer to the shore. The vessel upon which he was a passenger ran into the bank, and the passengers becoming alarmed, a number attempted to reach the shore; among them, Mr. Linebaugh, who was the only one drowned."

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