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s in advance. "Personne" took the hint. "My friend, what was the firing about this morning?" "Wall, I dun'no, reckon they're firing at the Yanks. I hearn they landed down by Occoquon." "But do you know anything about it?"--with a peculiar emphasis on the know. "Nary time," was the facetious reply. It was past growing dark as we rode into Dumfries; but, judging from a casual glance, I should say it is not as large nor as thriving as its namesake on the coast of Scotland. The hotel was full. Even a soft plank was denied us, and we pushed through the village towards Evansport, and took refuge in a farm-house. That night we slumbered sweetly on a white oak floor. The Evansport batteries. Hitherto nothing has been known of the important batteries that have been constructed at Evansport, and the operations were carried on in the most secret manner.--It was known that we had in process of construction some kind of works, with the view of blockading th