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ed on Saturday at Fort Lafayette. An account says: At 12:55 o'clock, Colonel Burke, the commandant of the fort, Marshal Murray and his deputy, the executionernow on parole to provide supplies for rebel prisoners), Captain Wilson, and Chaplain Burke, of Fort Hamilton, were found in the cell with Kennedy. As Marshal Mur About five minutes past 1 o'clock the procession marched to the gallows, Chaplain Burke and Lieutenant Black, officer of the day, walking first, followed by Kennedis spiritual guide and made no remark until the end of the supplication. Dr. Burke then shook Kennedy's hand, bade him farewell, and implored him to act as a ma Christian. Kennedy bowed in response to this appeal, and then calling Colonel Burke, said: "Colonel, send me a drink before I go." The clergyman retiring, The executioner here came forward to adjust the noose. Turning to Colonel Burke; he said: "Colonel, come here, please." Marshal Murray stepped up