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The accident on the Central train. A passenger by the Central train, Tuesday, furnishes us with the following facts concerning the accident which happened on the road Tuesday morning. It was more serious than at first reported: As the train for Gordonsville arrived at a point about two miles above Bumpas's, 10 o'clock, Tuesday morning, the axle of the hindmost car broke, throwing two cars off the track and upsetting one. A soldier, who had papers on his person identifying him as Robert Carpenter, of the 55th North Carolina regiment, jumped off the train, the car falling on him, crushing his head, right arm and leg in a horrible manner. He was instantly killed. Letters found on his person from his father and mother, and postmarked Martha's Vineyard, N., C., showed that he was a convalescent from Winder Hospital, returning to his regiment.--His remains were buried on the farm of Dr. B. M. Buckner, who took charge of his effects, and who promptly hastened to the relief of t