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An Exploit near Evansport. a day's Adventure of a Tennessee Company--capture of Yankees — the compromise resolutions advocated in Congress, &c. [correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.] Camp Dave Cuiren, Near Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 9. Will you allow a volunteer space in your columns to give the day's adventures of Captain Tom White, Company F, 2d Regiment of Tennessee Volunteers, (Col. Wm. B. Bate,) accompanied by J. N. McKendree, and L. M. Patterson, Company K, Sumner Greys! While strolling upon the banks of the Potomac, near Evansport, they discovered a small boat, a mile in the distance, evidently steering in the direction of the Virginia shore, containing three men and two small boys.--They were soon within a half mile of land, when they halted, and could be distinctly heard in loud conversation. They were very inquisitive in regard to how we were pleased with soldiering, our pay per month, our comfort as regarded clothing, &c. We answered all question
Congress when Pushmatahaw died, was often to see him in his illness, and officiated in some measure at his funeral. I should like to stand by the side of his funeral I should like to stand by the side of his son on the battle-field in this struggle for liberty. Yours, very truly, John B. Floyd, Brig. Gen., Commanding Army of Ka. By H. B. Davidson, Maj. & A. A. G. Skirmishing near Winchester. From a letter in the Lynchburg Republican dated "Army of the Valley, Winchester, Va., Dec. 9," we extract the following: There has been some skirmishing down on the Potomac below Martinsburg this last week. On last Thursday Gen. Jackson ordered four pieces of Pendleton's battery and four companies of infantry to Martinsburg, for the purpose of destroying Dam No. 5 on the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, which would very much incommode the Federals; and on Saturday the battery took their position on the bank of the river to demolish the Dam, but the enemy opened fire upon them, when