Civil War Stories

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1994-07-13
  • Publisher: Dover Publications

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Sixteen dark and vivid selections by great satirist and short-story writer. "A Horseman in the Sky," "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," "Chickamauga," "A Son of the Gods," "What I Saw of Shiloh," "Four Days in Dixie" and 10 more. Masterly tales offer excellent examples of Bierce's dark pessimism and storytelling power. Note.

Author Biography

Journalist, short story writer, and satirist Ambrose Bierce (1842-1914) was equally adept in a variety of genres, from ghost stories to poetry to political commentary. Bierce's fiction is particularly distinguished by its realistic depictions of the author's Civil War experiences.

Table of Contents

What I Saw of Shilohp. 1
Four Days in Dixiep. 19
A Horseman in the Skyp. 27
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridgep. 33
Chickamaugap. 41
A Son of the Godsp. 47
One of the Missingp. 53
Killed at Resacap. 63
The Affair at Coulter's Notchp. 69
The Coup de Gracep. 77
Parker Adderson, Philosopherp. 83
An Affair of Outpostsp. 89
The Story of a Consciencep. 99
One Kind of Officerp. 105
George Thurstonp. 115
The Mocking-birdp. 119
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