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s at this place rose higher than they have risen since '42, and the old people say they have not been higher for fifty years. Much damage has been done to farms in washing lands and sweeping off fences. Some farmers on Greenbrier river have lost heavily in the drowning of cattle, sheep, and hogs. The roads were awfully cut up, and in many places rendered impassable. I have been pained to hear of the death of Colonel J. W. Spalding. He was killed on Saturday last in a skirmish on Sewell Mountain with the enemy. He had arranged an ambuscade to entrap the enemy's scouts; but they had formed a counter ambush, and in the firing which took place upon the development of their situation, the Colonel fell. He was as brave and generous-hearted a man as I ever knew.--His death will be much lamented by numerous friends. Early in the war he fled for safety from his home in the Northwest, upon the line of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad. The traitors of that region had marked him. He le