Dueling in the Old South : vignettes of social history / by Jack K. Williams.
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Dueling -- Southern States -- History.
Manners and customs.
Southern States -- Social life and customs -- 1775-1865.
109 pages ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-109).
This history of the social custom of pistol dueling in the antebellum South documents the rules for its conduct, its causes, and its typical participants. Also included is a popular dueling code from the year 1838 by John Lyde Wilson, one-time governer of South Carolina.--From publisher description.
Includes: The code of honor / by John Lyde Wilson.
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