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ly everything of value. There was no provocation for any of these acts, for everybody treated them civilly and offered them all they wanted to eat. Their excuse is, that they cannot control their men. Many of them, including their officers, behave civilly; and my humble domicil escaped any serious depredations. "Those citizens who remained at home and watched their premises lost little save horses, food and stock. Those who, from any cause, chanced to be away, lost all. A lady on the Eatonton road, whose father is in the army, feeling afraid to stay at home, went to the house of a neighbor, and, on returning, found every plate broke, every knife and fork and spoon gone, and her own clothes stripped to shreds and scattered about the lot." Another letter says: "From Milledgeville we learn that the Government has been removed. The Governor has pardoned all the convicts in the penitentiary, put arms in their hands and sent them to the front, except those put in for life,