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The Daily Dispatch: December 21, 1863., [Electronic resource], The raid into Southwestern Virginia--depredations of the enemy. (search)
isions, and some bed ing, and from the store of Mr. Brown carried off a lot of flour, sugar, and each other articles as suited them. No citizens were molested except those who attempted to escape. About forty of these were arrested, including eight or ten students of Roanoke College, but all were released after being taken about ten miles from the town, on the Newcastle road. The injury done to the railroad is not as great as was at first supposed. Two bridges were burned--one across Mason's creek, a rails and a half east of Salem, and the other the bridge across Roanoke river, six miles vest of the town. About 300 yards of the track was torn up, and the turntable at the depot destroyed. It is believed the whole damage to the road can be repaired in five or six days. The telegraph wires were cut, but not taken off. The principal loss of the citizens was in horses, of which they carried off or shot all that fell into their hands. About fifteen negroes were also carried o