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In Louisville, Kentucky, captured Confederate guerrilla M. Jerome Clarke, rumored to be "Sue Mundy," is executed for murder

Louisville, Kentucky, 1861, artist's impression
"Sue Mundy" was a fictional Confederate guerrilla editor of the Louisville Journal George Prentice had invented to ridicule the federal occupation of Kentucky.  When twenty year-old guerrilla leader, Captain Marcellus Jerome Clarke was captured, rumours abounded that he was the famed raider.  Clarke was captured on Sunday, tried on Monday for murder, and hanged on this Wednesday in Louisville. (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Chronicles of the Great Rebellion Against the United States of America (Philadelphia, PA: A. Winch, 1867), 98.