From the Richmond Whig, 8/22/1864, p. 2, c. 3
THE RECENT DUEL. - On Saturday, at eleven A. M., Messrs. E. C. Elmore and H. R. Pollard were partially examined before Justices Riddick and Lee, of Henrico, on the charge of being concerned in the recent duel in which it is alleged Mr. John M. Daniel, of the Examiner, was wounded.
Mr. Marshall appeared as counsel for Mr. Elmore; Mr. P. H. Aylett for Mr. Pollard; and the Commonwealth was represented by Mr. John B. Young, prosecuting attorney.
Messrs. J. Marshall Hanna and G. W. Butler, and Dr. A. E. Peticolas, were called as witnesses. Dr. P. was excused from testifying upon his declining upon the ground that his evidence might be calculated to criminate himself.
Mr. Butler only knew from a conversation with Mr. Elmore, that a hostile meeting had taken place between him and Mr. Daniel, at which Mr. D. Was wounded.
The court continued the case until next Saturday, to secure the presence of Mr. Paulus Powell, who is supposed to know something of the matter. In the meantime Messrs. Elmore and Pollard were permitted to renew their bail for their appearance.