On the April - August roll, he was listed as absent, sick in hospital (Gnl. Hospital # 7 in Raleigh, N.C.). Then on August 31st he was ordered to report to Surg. Thomas Micks in charge of Gnl. Hospital # 4 in Wilmington for assignment as Fisherman.
On September 12, 1864 he was diagnosed with "vulnus sclopeticum elbow" and was released on October 19th. with a comment on the release, "vulnus sclop". He also received a clothing issue while at Gnl. Hospital # 4.
Pvt. Fleetwood surrendered on April 3, 1865 in Richmond. He took the oath of allegiance and headed to Savannah. His description when parloed was as follows: age 24, light complection, dark eyes, brown hair, height 5' 9", occupation pilot. Pilot probably referring to guidance of ships into and out of port.