NP, RD 4/28/1864

From the Richmond Dispatch
April 28, 1864
Railroad Accident
Demopolis, April 27
   This morning a locomotive belonging to the Selma & Demopolis {Alabama & Mississippi Rivers} Railroad, and three freight cars loaded with corn, became unmanageable and plunged down the river grade, throwing one car in the Bigbee and the others off the track, causing a general break up. No lives lost.