Flemming, Lieutenant Wood W.
In December 1856, Fleming met with Douglas to request the surrender of United-States-Army deserters taking refuge on Vancouver Island or to be granted the authority to arrest them.1 As the extradition agreement between Britain and the United States did not include desertion, Douglas denied Fleming's request.2
Fleming served in the Sixth Regiment of the North Carolina Infantry.3 His regiment fought with the Confederate Army beginning in 1861, and Fleming, wounded in 1864, was granted parole in April 1865, one month before the end of the war.4
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