Missouri Digital Heritage :: Education :: Crack of the Pistol :: Sites of Interest on Dueling

Missouri State Archives
Crack of the Pistol:
Dueling in 19th Century Missouri


Sites of Interest on Dueling

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/duel/sfeature/dueling.html

The American Experience/The Duel/Dueling, American Style

This website provides an in-depth study of the Hamilton-Burr duel including a film, maps, and background information about people and events during the time period.  A teacher’s guide with discussion questions and activities is provided.


http://stlcin.missouri.org/history/histpeople.cfm

Mound City on the Mississippi/A St. Louis History

This St. Louis Historic Preservation site provides short narratives on the people, events, and structures important to St. Louis both past and present.


http://www.law.gwu.edu/

The George Washington University Law School

Within this website by searching for the topic of duels, the Jacob Burns Law Library may be accessed.  Several links are available on a variety of topics related to the history of dueling, the Code Duello, and famous American duels.


http://politicalgraveyard.com/special/duel-participants.html

The Political Graveyard/A Database of Historic Cemeteries

This website is a source of U.S. political biography that literally tells where the dead politicians are buried.  There are links to information on politicians who participated in duels and who died in duels.  A less than complete source, it provides insight into how widespread the practice of dueling was in the early history of the United States.