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he 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 cannon heard here between 9 and 11 o'clock, but of course we are not apprised of results at the hour we go to press.
P. S.--The following dispatch dated Aquia Creek, Oct. 15, (this morning,) is the true solution of the cannonading:
"The battery opened on a three-masted steamer, which was returned by her. We fired over thirty shots, but no damage to the steamer as we could see."
We have a rumor, however — it may be worthless, like others; it may be true this time — that cannonading may be expected at a point above Aquia Creek this evening or at a very early date, if the enemy brings their flotilla within range.
The Recorder, of to-day, furnish