Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Cherbourg” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: December 27, 1865., [Electronic resource]:
...tated a few days since that Mr. Semmes had been arrested by the United States authorities.
The charge against him is "violating the usages of war" in that he hoisted the white flag in the fight off Cherbourg , and afterwards refused to surrender himself; and, also, in that he subsequently engaged in acts of war against the United States.
Mr. Semmes made a formal written protest against his arrest, s...
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