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another, name not given, went down the river last night to give assistance to any vessels coming up; but inconsequence of the bright moonlight, and afterwards of the thick fog, they were ordered not to attempt to pass the batteries. It is thought no vessels passed the rebel batteries up or down last night. Firing was heard from the batteries about midnight, but the cause is unknown. There are indications that the rebels are erecting prominent batteries at Cockpit Point and at Freestone Point. Considerable bodies of rebels were seen hard at work at these points yesterday. Twenty-six vessels are known to have run the batteries night before last. It is believed that vessels drawing not more than eight feet of water can hug the Mary- land shore sufficiently to escape harm from the rebel batteries. The only steamers now at the Navy-Yard are the Dawn, Hetzell, Anacosta, and Cœur de Lion. From the Upper Potomac. Washington, Oct. 19. --The only ad