From the Richmond Dispatch, 8/22/1862

Execution. - No reprieve having been received up to a late hour last evening for John Richardson alias Louis Napoleon, convicted before the C. S. District Court and sentenced to be hung for counterfeiting Confederate Treasury notes, we are justified in announcing that he will be hung at the place where Read and Clements were hung, near Poor-House gulley, to-day, between the hours of eleven and one o'clock, by Colonel John F. Wily, C. S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Virginia, and his assistants. Having been sentenced by a Court, the military properly have nothing to do with the execution of the sentence.

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