Arrested as a spy.
--Dr. James Macon
, a native of this city, arrived here yesterday in military custody, on the charge of being a spy, and as such was committed to Castle Thunder.
He was arrested at Dublin Depot, on the Virginia and Tennessee railroad, by order of Gen. Breckinridge
We have not been able to learn the circumstances which led to his arrest, but presume the chief cause of his falling under suspicion was that he had come through our lines from Kanawha county
, where he resides and practices medicine.
moved from Virginia
while a boy, and from the latter place, some two years ago, he removed to Kanawha
Some years ago he married a lady of this city, who has since died.
It is said by his friends that he is now engaged to be married to a young lady in Manchester
, and that this it is that now brings him on here.
He was here on the same errand last spring, at which time he had an interview with the Secretary of War