From the Richmond Whig, 4/18/1865, p. 5, c. 2
FALL OF A WALL – NARROW ESCAPE. – On Sunday one of the walls of the ruins on Bank street, near Ninth street, fell down without warning, and a lady passing just cleared her skirts by about two feet. Several couriers and soldiers passing, also made narrow escapes. We perceive that the Fire Brigade are engaged in demolishing the walls, but the work seems to go on very slowly.