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A brilliant Exploit.--Lieutenant-Colonel Woodson, of the Third Kentucky cavalry, with a detachment of eighty Texas Rangers, attacked the enemy near the point where the Decatur and Nashville Railroad crosses Elk River, on the ninth of May, killing several and capturing two captains, two lieutenants, forty-three non-commissioned officers and privates, and eight negroes. Confederate loss, four killed, including Capt. Harris of the Rangers, and seven wounded.--Missouri Army Argus, May 13.

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