TITLE

Pistols at Ten Paces

AUTHOR(S)
Peterson, Janine
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Military History;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles Commodore Stephen Decatur of the U.S. Navy. The Code Duello which set the rules for dueling has been defined for the U.S. Navy by Decatur. It states that he is the youngest man to earn the rank of captain at the age of 24. It says that Decatur has preserved his honor at the cost of his life through a duel against Commodore James Barron.
ACCESSION #
23655868

 

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