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At Matthias' Point the enemy have again appeared. They landed and burned Dr. Hooe's boat and stole another, on Friday. On Saturday a Yankee schooner got stuck in the mud and the ‘"Confederates"’ bearded here in a boat. The crew fled and our boys climbed up 11 feet, got $50 in gold and all the sails &c., they could, and burnt her to the water's edge. She was worth about $7,000. On Sunday they fired at Dr. Hooe's house and at our pick its--Fredericksburg News.

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