Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Col. Calhoun” in article 7 of The Daily Dispatch: October 24, 1862., [Electronic resource]:
..., waived the "drop" shot, which he preferred, and shot the "rise." He was dressed in full uniform; Col. Calhoun in citizen's dress.
Both fired almost simultaneously, Major Rhett in an instant after Col. Calhoun .
The latter missed, and fell with a ball through the middle of his body.
He survived only about an hour.
The quarrel which led to this unfortunate result is said to have had its origin as l...
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