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diers. Having been baffled in their thieving visitation, they sought revenge in trying to destroy the little town with bombshells; but we are happy to say not a house was injured, much less destroyed, except a small free church, which, we understand, was struck three or four times. The Yankee shots were alike ineffectual in the destruction of life, as not a soldier or citizen was killed or wounded by the bombardment. Urbanna is a village containing about one hundred, so that the attack was altogether one of those fiendish, malignant affairs worthy the instigation of the devil, and worthy the execution of the braves who now figure luminously in the Lincoln navy. The attack was one most likely based upon pure piratical ideas. First, to drive out the few citizens, then rush in, spoil and plunder, and destroy what they could not carry off; but thanks to the invincible little band of soldiers there, the whole scheme was frustrated. --Fredericksburgh, Va., Herald, Nov. 12.