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Destruction of property in Washington county, Md.

--We copy the following from the Hagerstown (Md.) Herald:

‘ During the late firing of the rebels on dam No. 5, of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, they succeeded in setting fire to the barn of Mrs. Jacob Reitzel, at present in the occupancy of Mr. Samuel Starling, which was entirely consumed, together with a thousand bushels of corn, a quantity of wheat, hay, and other property, inflicting a heavy loss upon both the owner of the barn and the tenant. A toll-house in the vicinity was also riddled with shot. The dam has not been injured, and a trip or two may yet be made before the canal freezes up.

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