Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Sergeant-Major Fleming” in chapter 1.34, section c.1.34.123 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
Before a gun could be fired, however, a man was seen to emerge from the fort, bearing aloft a flag of truce.
Lieutenant Clopton and Sergeant-Major Fleming went out to meet the bearer of the flag, quickly followed by several non-commissioned officers and privates.
On our men's reaching the fort, the officer in command made a formal surrender.
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