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are now making war upon the South, has been sent to us for publication: About the 15th of February, 1862, the United Stated revenue cutter.--,Captain Frank, landed a crew on my farm, called. White Point, on the Potomac river, in Westmoreland county, Virginia, and carried off a lot of poultry, fired a rifle ball through my dining room, and several balls through the dairy, breaking a window sash and nine panes of glass. On the 11th of March, inst, two United States gunboats landed somed by oaths, and said their master must give them more. They also shot a bull, worth $50, and killed a large beef, worth $75, which they did not carry off. They then broke open my barn. Among the crew was a runaway negro from Bluff Point estate, a neighboring farm who was dressed in uniform and armed with sabre, pistols and rifle, and no doubt brought to decoy other negroes, as he gave glowing accounts of those who escaped with him. Henry B. Gouldman, Oak Grovs, Westmoreland Co., Va.