Stilliant cavalry Exploit sixteen hundred Yankees captured.
--A special to the Rebel,
dated Rome, Ga.
, 4th, via Dalton
accomplished the most brilliant feat of the war yesterday.
He captured Col. Stralt
's entire command, consisting of 1,600 infantry.
He pursued them from Courtland
, Ala, and captured them two miles from the Georgia
line, and twenty miles from Rome
, fighting incessantly for five days and nights.
's loss was ten men killed and forty wounded. His reception in Rome
yesterday was a triumphant ovation.
A salute of twenty guns was fired, and the ladies welcomed him with smiles and tears of gratitude.
, May 4.--Passengers by the State
road report that the enemy, 1,000 strong, and 4,000 contrabands, were captured at Cassville
Yankee loss, fifty killed; our loss, ten killed. A special from Col. Lee
, at Etowah
, confirms the above.