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Franklin in Simpson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

"Sue Mundy's" Grave

 
 
"Sue Mundy's" Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
1. "Sue Mundy's" Grave Marker
Inscription.  Marcellus Jerome Clarke enlisted in Confederate Army, 1861, at age 17. Attached to Morgan's Cavalry, 1863. Captured on March 12, 1865, taken to Louisville, hanged three days later, court-martialed as guerrilla "Sue Mundy." His last words: "I believe in and die for the Confederate cause." In 1865 body brought here, reburied 1914 two blocks east by CSA veterans.
 
Erected 1962 by the Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 562.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1937.
 
Location. 36° 43.621′ N, 86° 34.662′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Kentucky, in Simpson County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 31W) and Finn Street, on the right when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 426 North Main Street, Franklin KY 42134, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Stone Jail / Jailer's Residence (approx. ¼ mile
View of marker looking north on Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
2. View of marker looking north on Main Street.
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away); Beverly L. Clarke (approx. 0.3 miles away); Simpson County Civil War Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cash-Carter Wedding / Walk the Line (approx. 0.3 miles away); Simpson County Desert Shield / Desert Storm Veterans Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Simpson County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); County Named, 1819 / Franklin (approx. 0.3 miles away); Carolyn Conn Moore (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Marcellus Jerome Clarke. (Submitted on May 15, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
View looking south on U.S. Highway 31W. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 7, 2015
3. View looking south on U.S. Highway 31W.
Marcellus Jerome Clarke as a Confederate Soldier. image. Click for full size.
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4. Marcellus Jerome Clarke as a Confederate Soldier.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 497 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 15, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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