NP, CJ 9/20/1861

From the Clarksville, Tenn. Jeffersonian
September 20, 1861
Fatal Accident
   On Friday night last a soldier on picket guard, near Columbus, inadvertently sat down upon the railroad track, and, it is supposed, fell asleep. While in this position the train came along and run over him, killing him instantly. We did not learn his name.
Memphis Avalanche, September 17
{Assuming this is Columbus, Ky., this would be the Mobile & Ohio RR}