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From the South. Our Southern exchanges furnish some items of news. The firing on the flag of truce in Tennessee was a serious affair, and resulted in a loss of 16 killed, wounded, and missing, on the Confederate side. A letter to the Knoxville Register, dated Camp Evans, July 24th, gives the following account of the affair: Majors Yiazi and Cobb having been to the enemy's lines, and handed over the two Surgeons recently captured at Murfreesboro', were returning in the direction of Tazewell. They were accompanied by some Federal officers, who rode at the head of the column. When about three- miles from the river, where the road leading from Tazewell to the Gap forks--one le by the bridge, the other by the ford — the rear of the escort (Capt. Langford's company) was first fire into. They immediately spurred their horses and pushed forward at the best speed. Their front war met with a murderous fire. In vain did Col. Keigoin, of the 42d Indiana regiment, call to them to