From the Richmond Enquirer, 5/5/1862, p. 1, c. 6

DOING WELL. - We understand that the two employees at the C. S. Laboratory, Timothy Sullivan and Patrick Curtlow, who were injured by the accidental explosion of a shell, on Friday last, are doing well, though each of necessity has lost a leg. We are not apprised of any solution of the cause of the casualty, but it is probable that it was occasioned, like most other accidents of the kind, by the insecure or improper charging of the shell.

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