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at Bridgeport and Battle Creek by a salute of thirty-four guns. On Saturday morning last a small party of Col. Davis's Florida troops went across the Tennessee, and, fording the Sequatchie on foot, surprised a scouting party of Yankee cavalry, numbering 27, taking five prisoners, killing and wounding nine, and capturing five horses and guns, which they brought into camp. A party of five Yankees, who had paddled over to Long Island to gather berries, were also captured by our men. A Yankee Major, who had swam over after a boat, was captured by our pickets. The opposing pickets have ceased to fire at each other, and now exchange newspapers and civilities by swimming over. On last Thursday night the Yankees fiercely shelled our camp — without result, however. We understand from Capt. Guthrie, a Yankee Captain, that all the field officers of his regiment--19th Illinois--resigned a few days ago, and he thinks a draft by the Lincoln Government will be resisted in the U. S.