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tract the following with regard to affairs on the Potomac: There was heavy cannonading at Evansport yesterday afternoon, and again about 5 o'clock last night. We are informed that a brisk atween the batteries of Sickles's Brigade on the Maryland side and the Confederate batteries at Evansport. Directly after a shot had been fired from our side, an explosion took place in Sickles's Bri, and the cessation must have been the result of some disaster. We have no report direct from Evansport since the affair, it being witnessed by our troops from the hills adjacent to Aquia creek. About 9 o'clock last night our batteries at Evansport are reported to have fired on one or more war vessels that attempted to pass down. The firing was heard with great distinctness in King Georgeobably — drove several crews from small sail vessels that attempted to pass in the vicinity of Evansport; but the vessels were afterwards recovered by the enemy — All was quiet off Aquia Creek as lat