East Dougherty, GA Hunting Accident, Jan 1889
He Couldn't Cross a Log.
ALBANY, Ga., January 14.---[Special]---Joe Crawford, upon the Mallory plantation in East Dougherty, while hunting attempted to cross a log over a stream and his foot struck the hammer of his gun. The entire load was fired into his right arm, tearing the bones to pieces below the elbow His hand was amputated by Dr. W. W. Baron.
The Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta, GA 15 Jan 1889