From the Richmond Dispatch, 3/22/1862, p. 2, c. 3

Boy Killed. – A youth about 14 years of age, named George Mathews, son of Mr. Mathews, of Jackson street, was killed yesterday, about 5 o’clock, by being run over by the wood train on the Fredericksburg road, above Brook avenue. We heard that he was endeavoring to get on the train, and that, his foot slipping, he fell on the track and was crushed to death instantly.

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