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The Arrest of Captain Jenifer. The Hagerstown (Md.) Mail gives the following account of this affair, which has already been briefly noticed: Captain Jenifer a few days since arrived at Carlisle Barracks, in command of his company from Texas. A few days after he obtained leave of absence from his commanding officer, Major Thomas, for the purpose of visiting his friends and relatives in this State and Virginia. On reaching Baltimore on the day of the fight, and perceiving that as an officer of the United States Army he would soon be called upon to take part against his native State, like Col. Magruder, Col. May and others, he tendered his resignation, to take effect on the 30th of April inst. The only reason why his resignation was not to have immediate effect was that he might have time to settle his accounts with Government. Having concluded to make this change in his plans, he started back the same evening to Carlisle Barracks, for the purpose of informing his commandi