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along the Potomac. That a part of the "Big Fleet" is to be used in this connection. A landing of a large body of soldiers with artillery, is to be made below Mathias Point, and this force and the fleet on the river are to move upward together, attacking in the rear and in front simultaneously, whatever force may be stationed at MMathias Point; next the batteries at Aquia Creek; and ultimately the batteries at Evansport. The Sickles Brigade are reported as part of this force, It is stated that Gen. McClellan has said the batteries at Evansport must be taken without regard to the cost. These are the main features which Madam Rumor bears to us tng which was heard on several occasions towards the close of last week, and on Sunday, proceeded from Yankee war vessels, who were firing along the shore about Mathias Point, in order to discover "rebel" batteries. In the vicinity of Evansport nothing of interest had transpired since our last until yesterday afternoon, about 2