il works, Mr. Mallett's house, Mr. McLean's house, &c., were destroyed.
They robbed the people of everything in the way of food.
I have a letter from Mr. Mallett, in which he says 'some people must starve.'--The train has gone down to Little river, to day, carrying a load of provisions."
The enemy seem to be making thieving raids into Western North Carolina.
The Charlotte Democrat says:
"On Wednesday last, a squad of thirty-five Yankee cavalry dashed into the village of Monroe, Union county, remained about an hour, and left, carrying off all the horses and mules they could gather up. A train of wagons, ten in number, belonging to a party of refugees from Chester district, had just reached the village, and were standing in the street when the appeared.
Of course the train was seized; and horses, mules, and wagons, with their contents, and nineteen negro men, were carried off. Thirteen of the negroes escaped from the enemy and returned to Monroe the same night.