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ers in Charleston. The execution of Captain Kennedy. Captain Robert Kennedy, convicted of being a Confederate spy, was executed 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 executioner, and two reporters, entered the cell of the condemned man. General Beale (the rebel officer now 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 Murray entered the cell, Kennedy rose from a table at which he had been writing, and the following colloquy ensued: Marshal Murray--I have come to prepare you for the execution. Kennedy — I know what your errand is. I am prepared for it. I am ready. [The executioner here approached the prisoner.] Kennedy (to executioner)--I don't know you; I don't know who you are. General Beale here approached Kennedy, speak
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