From the Richmond Whig, 12/3/1862, p. 2, c. 6

SOLDIER KILLED. - A private of the 18th Va. Battalion, named B. R. Mintor, was shot by a sentinel yesterday forenoon, at the Confederate prison, corner of Cary and 6th streets. The rules forbid the prisoners, (who are mostly deserters) from projecting their heads out of the windows. Mintor violated this rule, and the sentinel fired at him with fatal aim, the ball piercing Mintorís forehead, causing instant death.