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It was said by some of Sheridan's troopers, in their late raid, that they did not care about taking Richmond; that Richmond, in fact, was a thing of very little consequence indeed; but that their object was to destroy the country, and thereby destroy General Lee's army. --When remonstrated with by families for taking their little household supplies, the answer was, that they meant to take them, so that they could not supply General Lee's army. For this, the people were plundered; for this, the mills were burned, as well as canals and railroads cut. They also expressed their astonishment at the amount of provisions they found in some parts of the interior. They had been told, they said, that we were in a state of starvation, but they found an abundance that they had not dreamed of. It needed not their declarations to inform us of their object. Richmond, they have discovered, is not the back bone of the rebellion. It is that army; that host of war-worn veterans who, for f