Dueling in Virginia : the influence of honor on the law
Sayre, Alessandra Ann, Corcoran Department of History, University of Virginia
Ayers, Edward, Department of History, University of Virginia
McCurdy, Charles W., Department of History, University of Virginia
The paper discusses the efforts of the Virginia General Assembly in the common law state to suppress dueling and the use of dueling in southern states as a code of honor.
MA (Master of Arts)
Moral conditions, Dueling, Virginia, Law, Law and legislation, Honor, History
Digitization of this thesis was made possible by a generous grant from the Jefferson Trust, 2015.
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