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Arrival of Gen. Harney. --Brigadier General W. S. Harney, U. S. A., who was captured at Harper's Ferry on Friday, and sent to Richmond under guard, arrived here yesterday evening, via Central cars, and was immediately conveyed before the Governor. After a brief interview he was escorted to the Spotswood House, where he remained at last accounts, but whether as a prisoner of war or otherwise we are not advised. Gen. Harney is a man of Southern birth and feeling, and it is reported that he was on his way to Washington to resign his position when arrested.
Friday, gives the annexed statement of the arrest of Gen. Harney, U. S. A. It is learned by the train from the West which reached here this morning, that the old military chieftain, whose name heads this paragraph, was taken prisoner at Harper's Ferry by a detachment of Virginia troops, about 2½ o'clock this morning. Gen. Harney left Wheeling in the train which was under the charge of Mr. Phelps, conductor, for the purpose of reporting himself at headquarters, Washington. Before the train reached Harper's Ferry it was stopped, and a number of troops mounted the platforms, and whilst the train was moving slowly on the soldiers passed through the cars, and the General being pointed out was immediately taken into custody. He was in citizen's dress, and was treated very courteously. There is no doubt that as soon as the Executive of the State is made acquainted with the fact he will be released, as was the case of the officer of the United States Army who was seized a few days si