Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Polk” in chapter 16 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

..., ten mortar-boats and three transports, containing a thousand soldiers, to make a reconnoissance in force. As the expedition neared Fort Columbus it was met by a flag of truce, with a message from General Polk to the effect that he hoped the courtesies he had extended to the captured Union officers would be reciprocated should an opportunity occur. Having accomplished the object of the reconnoissance, ...

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