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The firing of heavy guns was distinctly heard in town this morning, and in the country around. The sound was from the direction of Evansport, where there have been reports of batteries for some time; but if any cannonading proceeded from that quarter, this has been the inauguration. All the reports heretofore were incorrect, as nothing but musketry has hitherto been fired in the vicinity of Quantico and Evansport. On last Friday morning, about three o'clock, our soldiers at Quantico creek opened fire on the enemy, who ran into the creek and set fire to a Confederate sloop. The enemy replied with a boat howitzer. The sloop was only slightly injured by the fire, and none of our men injured. We have reports from the country above that a large flotilla of the enemy is in the vicinity of Evansport near Quantico, and that a large floating battery of the enemy is off in the river, which apparently is to be used against land batteries. There were over 100 rounds of ca