Southern war matters.
East Tennessee items.
From the Knoxville Register, of the 30th ult., we take the following items:
On Wednesday last, four prominent East Tennessee Lincolnites were arrested, viz: Messrs. Fitzgerald, Braner, and Mitchell, of Green, and William Mullenix, of Sullivan.
Mr. Mullenix has heretofore taken a prominent part in the politics of that county; was, we believe, a delegate to the celebrated Tory Convention at this place and a candidate at the August election for a seat in the Tennessee Legislature.
He has ever been a warm friend and supporter of Andy Johnson, and his present situation is not at all surprising.
Elbert Mitchell, of Greene, another one of the prisoners, has also taken a conspicuous part in the East Tennessee rebellion, and had but recently returned from the Lincoln camp of East Tennesseeans in Kentucky.
The other two prisoners, Fitzgerald and Braner, have been laboring to the same great end, for the past few months, on a smaller sc