DEATH BY FIRE

The article on this page was published in the January 15, 1862 issue of the Weekly Standard,
a newspaper printed in Raleigh, North Carolina. W. W. Holden, Editor.     Transcribed by Myrtle Bridges February 07, 2003

The Fayetteville observer, states that Miss Sarah E. Goodman, daughter of Mr. Goodman of that place, 
aged 18, was shockingly burned on Christmas morning and died the same night. She was dressed to go 
to church, and was standing before the fire, when her clothes caught.

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