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[171] conformity to an explicit arrangement that had been entered into by the Commanding Generals for an exchange of wounded on that day.

She carried a ‘hospital flag,’ as well as the ordinary flag of truce. Soon after the firing ceased, she was met by the Federal steamer Cosmopolitan, bearing the Confederate wounded, when the exchange was effected. Both steamers then returned, and the truce ended. C. H. O.


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