An arrest in New York.
--A man named Charles Kopperan
, who claimed to be a Major hailing from Mississippi
, and to have been in the battle on the 21st, July, was arrested in New York on the 17th inst. A letter dated the 18th says:
Major Charles Kopperan
, the alleged rebel from Carroll county
, was yesterday taken to Fort Lafayette, by order of the United States Government. Mr. Kopperan
is forty years of age and a native of Germany
.--He came to this country when but ten years of age, subsequently married a Southern lady and settled in Mississippi
, where he has been a merchant till recently, when he retired from business.
He now denies that he was in the battle of Bull Run