veral soldiers direct from Evansport, and from them gathered some few items of interest.
On Wednesday, a man in a small boat came rather close into shore on a reconnoitering expedition.
when our boys at Shipping Point battery fired one round at the boat and man. The result was that both were, to use a can't expression, blown "sky high." On Tuesday evening, two steamers came up the river with two barges, which they left below Evansport, on the Maryland shore, just opposite the house of Witheers Waller, and then returned down the stream.
Two steamers, we learn, succeeded in running the blockade on Tuesday night. Our batteries fired upon them, but with what success could not be determined.
The man in Capt, Lacy's company who was injured by the shell on Saturday last is doing well, and it is said will recover.
We are in formed that he was not hurt by exposing himself in disobedience of orders, but was wounded whilst in the discharge of his duties at one of the guns.