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rfare, and descend to such deeds as would make any but a savage blush for shame, why should we not call men as well as things by their right names, and term them "barbarians? " Having already plundered nearly every house within their reach about Hampton, they have lately gone a step further in rascality, and have begun in earnest to destroy houses as well as furniture. On Wednesday last they slipped up Back River to Mr. George Booker's landing, where his schooner was lying laden with his fom returning to their homes in peace, the town was fired. This supposition is based upon the fact discovered by some of our troops who went down with a flag of truce on Saturday, that they saw no videttes on the roads leading to Newport News or Hampton, and on reaching Hampton they found only a handful of men there. If these places have not been abandoned by the enemy, why this withdrawing of their guards and videttes? Or is this a mere Yankee trick to catch some of our unwary men? Would it