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the 1st Reg't S. C. Artillery, at the hands of Maj. Alfred Rhett, of the same regiment, did not obtain much pubf that a more fairly-fought duel never occurred. Major Rhett, the challenged party, waived the "drop" shot, whtizen's dress. Both fired almost simultaneously, Major Rhett in an instant after Col. Calhoun. The latter mise time of the bombardment of Fort Sumter, in what Major Rhett considered repeated official trespasses of his inediate cause of meeting was a recent duel between Maj. Rhett and a friend of Col. Calhoun, who, though aware oty, had enlogized Col. Calhoun in the presence of Maj. Rhett. Therefore, Maj. Rhett repeated his previous denMaj. Rhett repeated his previous denunciation of Col. Calhoun, which the friend of the latter resented as an insult to himself, and demanded satisfaction. In this first duel Maj. Rhett received two fires of his adversary; be himself flying his second shotn the air. Here the meeting ended. In both duels Major Rhett was peremptorily challenged. It is said that in