Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Johnston” in chapter 7 of Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States.:

...ment was made between the seconds, at the suggestion of General Johnston's friend, to fire with the butt of the pistol resting against the hip, in order to equalize the skill of the parties; and that General Johnston responded on learning this, I am not sure I could hit the side of a house in firing from the hip; and that the duel was thus fought. The writer doubts the accuracy of the anecdote; but, if true...
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