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A raid or predatory attack

Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman had long known that his fragile supply and communication lines through Tennessee were in serious jeopardy because of depredations by Forrest's cavalry raids.(Battle of Brice's Crossroads).

An act of consuming agricultural resources (crops, livestock), especially as plunder
{n} a robbing, a spoiling, waste
(usually plural) a destructive action; "the ravages of time"; "the depradations of age and disease"
{i} ravishing; plundering, pillaging
The depredations of a person, animal, or force are their harmful actions, which usually involve taking or damaging something. Much of the region's environmental depredation is a result of poor planning. an act of taking or destroying something (déprédation, from depraedari )
an act of plundering and pillaging and marauding
The act of depredating, or the state of being depredated; the act of despoiling or making inroads; as, the sea often makes depredation on the land
plural of depredation