izens was destroyed, and some thirty negroes were carried off. N. W. Harris, tobacco manufacturer, estimates his loss at #2,000.
The damage to the railroad track was slight, and has been repaired.
The telegraph operator at the station left with his instruments before the enemy arrived.
The cavalry, which was the same that burnt the buildings at Beaver Dam, said their next trip would be to Tolersville, about six miles beyond.
The party was led by a negro, who ran away from his owner, Mr. S. C. Tally, at Frederick's Hall, and who took a very active part in the destruction of property.
Mr. Smith certainly deserves credit for his boldness in making this trip, and for collecting the foregoing valuable information.
From another source we learn that the Yankees arrested Mr. Wm. Garrett, a merchant of this city, who was on his way to Louisa county, and sent him to Washington, and stole six negroes from Alexander Garrett, his brother.
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