An illustration of the duel between General Andrew Jackson and Charles Dickenson on May 30, 1806. Dickenson shot first and hit Jackson in a rib leaving a bad, but not dangerous, wound. Jackson then shot Dickenson above the hip. The bullet passed through his body. Dickenson died that evening.
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John S. C. Abbott and Russell H. Conwell Lives of the Presidents a Graphic History of the United States (Chicago, IL: J. M. Towers & CO. , 1902)