From the Richmond Dispatch, 5/26/1862, p. 2, c. 3
Accidentally Shot. – The servant of an officer undertook, on Saturday, to unload his master's baggage in front of the Exchange Hotel. While doing so a Colt's pistol went off and sent a bullet through his foot, producing an ugly wound. Singular to say, the same bullet afterwards glanced, and passed into the body of a negro standing by, producing a very serious wound, and one that is likely to prove fatal. – The accident in all its phases may be considered a singular one.