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Richmond newspaper editors reportedly exchange pistol shots in the halls of the Virginia State Capitol

Confederate Capitol, Richmond, Virginia, 1865, zoomable image
01/05/1866
Three of Richmond's newspapermen,  Henry R. Pollard of the Examiner and Nat Tyler and William D. Coleman of the Enquirer, arguing over an article in Pollard's paper, reportedly exchanged pistols shots in the halls of the Virginia State Capitol.  No-one was hit, except for a statue of George Washington caught in the crossfire, and all participants were arrested and held by the Virginia Capitol's sergeant-at-arms.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
"The Chivalry: An Affray among Richmond Editors," New York Times, January 6, 1866, p. 1. 

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