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mules taken from citizens. After elaborate preparation, Streight moved out from Moulton, Ala., on the night of the 28th of April. The next day he marched to Day's gap, 35 miles, and found himself in the midst of devoted Union people, with no foe to molest him. But very soon an unexpected enemy attacked his rear guard and the boom of artillery was heard. I soon learned, he said, that the enemy had moved through the gaps on my right and left. Forrest was upon him. At Driver's gap, of Sand mountain, he fought the Federals day and night, with two regiments, with a loss of 5 killed and 50 wounded. Streight left on the field 50 killed and 150 wounded, burned his wagons, and turned loose 250 mules and 150 negroes. On the 3d of May, between Gadsden and Rome, after five days and nights of fighting and marching, General Forrest captured Streight's entire command with arms and horses. The Federal commander handled his command with skill and judgment, and fought it bravely. Forrest wa