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Eleroy's operation The accounts recently received from the Valley confirm those previously had of the tyranny exercised by Milroy in his rule in that section. We learn that on Monday, the 16th of the present month, a body of the enemy made a raid from Harper's Ferry, through Lovettsville and Waterford, to Leesburg. Their force consisted of three hundred cavalry and several pieces of artillery. At Leesburg they lock a number of valuable horses, and several citizens as hostages and carri
applied the torch to his promises, valued at $10,000 and reduced the whole to ruins.
At the time of committing this outrage the vandals announced their intention of burning up the houses of ten other rebel sympathizers in the some neighborhood.
Milroy is carrying out Lincoln's emancipation proclamation in the Valley.
In Clark and Jefferson all the negroes are being carried off. The enemy went to Dr. Wm. McGuire's house, near the Shenandoah, and his negroes refusing to leave, the women and ch