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ons upon our movements. The Washington Artillery shot at it a few days ago, and it has been very cautious ever since in peeping over the trees at us. The drums of the enemy keep up almost an incessant beating day and night. There are various conjectures what it all means. It has been thought that every man who threw away his gun at Bull Run has been promoted to the office of drummer. We can hear the Yankees play "Dixie" upon their brass band, and occasionally they give us a touch of "Yankee Doodle." The town clock strikes within hearing of our pickets when everything is still at night. Munson's and Mason's Hills are to the right of Upton's Hill. Both are occupied by our soldiers. The former is almost destitute of foliage and undergrowth, while the latter is covered with large and shady trees. Between these hills and the entrenchments of the enemy is comparatively a level portion of land, bare in some places and in others covered with growing crops and original forests. Th