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tation. Even the few inhabitants who have remained seem to have shared the fate of their beloved city; and the little children peep around the corner as you approach with a nervous look and fear of something similar again occurring, and if spoken to run as if for their lives. Of the outrages committed by the enemy upon the defenceless inhabitable it would require too much space to enter into details; but I will give you one or two instances which I know to be correct. Henry Layton, of Fenner's Battery, who was killed in the action on the 11th ult., was buried in the garden of a relative, and the vandals, in their search for plunder, found the grave and immediately went to work to exhume the body. His aunt, an elderly lady, implored them to desist, telling them what the grave contained; but no attention was paid to her entreaties and tears, and soon the coffin was dragged from the vault and torn open before her eyes, and with the remark, "Tis only a d — d rebel after all," was t