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Vandalism. --The Fredericksburg Herald, alluding to the destruction of the house of Dr. Abraham Hooe, below Mathias' Point, by the Federal scoundrels, says: This residence has been in the Hooe family for many generations. It was respected by the enemy during the Revolution, and during the war of 1812. Although the British had it in their power to burn it down, yet they proved their magnanimity by allowing it to stand unharmed. It was left for these brethren of ours; these members, until a recent period, of a common Government, to turn their vandal hands upon private property.
Fight at Mathias' Point. The Fredericksburg Herald, of Friday even- publishes the following report of a fight Mathias' Point, on Thursday night, but was not vouch for its accuracy: It is stated that a party of the Federal force ded from one or more vessels, with sand apparently for the purpose of putting some defences. After landing they were attacked by the arta Guards and Caroline Grays, and re- We are informed that 6 of the Federal troops were killed, some 12 or 14 drowned, out like scared tridges. The only damage on our side is said to the flesh wound on the cheek of one of our he guns of the vessel were not fired lest own men might be killed. The Fredericksburg News makes the following statement: The enemy landed at Mathias' Point last night in large force with sand bags to erect a tery Our boys routed them--killed six, wounded ten, and the rest escaped, leaving 20 in the woods, and the troopers are still hunting them like wild turkeys.
e--Capt Ward of the Steamer Freeborn Killed --Several Sailors Wounded We are indebted to an estimable gentleman of the press in this city for a copy of the Washington National Republican of Friday evening last. It confirms the statements of the Fredericksburg papers, and supposes that a number of the "rebels" were killed and wounded. The steamer Pawnee arrived at the Navy Yard this morning, bringing the body of Capt Ward, of the steamer Freeborn, who was killed in an action at Mathias' Point about dusk yesterday afternoon. As near as we can learn, the particulars are as follows: Capt. Ward, on Wednesday night, sent to Capt. Rowan, of the Pawnee, for two boat's crews, which were sent down under Lieutenant Chapman, in order to take possession of the point, and erect a battery. Early yesterday morning a landing was effected, and the pickets of the enemy were driven back. The number of men landed was between thirty and forty, Capt. Ward in the mean time promising to