DUELLING: A QUESTION OF HONOR

As temperatures rose in pre-20th century Charleston, so did tempers. Charleston's past includes a high number of duels from June until September; July was a popular month for the once-legal method of settling disagreements. 

Defending one's honor through the Code Duello was no small matter. Learn more about this deadly tradition on this segment of I Love the Lowcountry with Leigh Handal.