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o refused to take the oath of allegiance, by filling their places with royal man. Washington Barrow, State Senator from Davison county, who was arrested on Tuesday afternoon, was one of the Commissioners for the sale and transfer of Tennessee to the Southern. Confederacy. He is a man of wealth, and one of the most prominent politicians in the State. He has been a member of Congress from the Hermitage district, and was Minister to Portugal during the Administration of Harrison. John Overton, who, at the outset of the rebellion, tendered his entire property — thened tifiated at five millions--to Governor Harris, to aid in dissevering Tennessee from the National Confederacy is arrested. When the draft took place, hedssised upon all suspected of Union sentiments. He has a son in the rebel army. An ancodo's is told of him. Upon a regimental muster of the military he harangued his soldiers and urged them to leave their homes and friends and fight for their country. At the clo