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Phantoms of a blood-stained period : the complete Civil War writings of Ambrose Bierce

Author: Ambrose Bierce; Russell Duncan; David J Klooster
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Fiction : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of fiction and nonfiction writings by Ambrose Bierce based on his experiences as a member of the Union Army, composed during and in the years following the conflict, from 1864 to 1913.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Correspondance
Fiction
Personal narratives
Maps
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Récits personnels
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Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?
Phantoms of a blood-stained period.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2002
(OCoLC)606817903
Online version:
Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914?
Phantoms of a blood-stained period.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2002
(OCoLC)607752912
Named Person: Ambrose Bierce; Ambrose Bierce; Ambrose Bierce
Material Type: Biography, Fiction, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ambrose Bierce; Russell Duncan; David J Klooster
ISBN: 1558493271 9781558493278 155849328X 9781558493285
OCLC Number: 48038609
Description: xiv, 352 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Note on sources --
Ambrose Bierce on history, memory, and literature : a sole survivor --
Introduction : Fighting and writing the Civil War --
Patricide in the house divided, 1861 --
Thin blue ghost ; Battlefields and ghosts ; One kind of officer ; Mocking-bird ; Horseman in the sky ; Defending realism I ; Tough tussle ; On a mountain ; Jupiter Doke, brigadier-general ; Two fantastic fables : Equipped for service and The mysterious word ; Professional officer --
What war really is, 1862 --
What I saw of Shiloh ; Defending General Buell ; Two military executions ; On military executions ; Affair of outposts ; Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge ; Coup de grace --
True war story is never moral, 1863 --
Stone's river ; Baffled ambuscade ; On military punishments ; Three and one are one ; Affair at Coulter's Notch ; Defending realism II ; George Thurston ; Story of a conscience ; Parker Adderson, philosopher ; One officer, one man ; On Chickamauga ; Chickamauga ; Little of Chickamauga ; More on Chickamauga ; Letter to Colonel Archibald Gracie ; General Wood's command ; General Grant and the poisoned chalice --
War is all hell, 1864 --
Bierce's map of the battlefield of Resaca ; Killed at Resaca ; Bierce's map of the battlefield of Pickett's Mill ; Crime at Pickett's Mill ; On General O.O. Howard ; On prayer in battle ; My dear Clara ; One of the missing ; Son of the gods : a study in the present tense ; Defending realism III ; Four days in Dixie ; What occurred at Franklin ; On General Schofield ; Body count at Franklin ; Major's tale ; Battle of Nashville : an attack of General Debility ; On black soldiering --
Phantoms of a blood-stained period, 1865 and later --
Way down in Alabam ; Other lodgers ; Resumed identity ; Nature of war ; Modern warfare ; A'soldiering for freedom ; Hesitating veteran ; Invocation ; Death of Grant ; Contentment ; Death of General Grant ; At a national encampment ; On Jefferson Davis's death ; Confederate flags ; To E.S. Salomon ; Travel letter to George ; Year's casualties ; Bivouac of the dead ; Letter from D.C. ; Fragments from last letters.
Responsibility: edited by Russell Duncan & David J. Klooster.
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Alone among important American writers, Ambrose Bierce fought for four years in the Civil War. The writings he produced about that conflict comprise a body of work unique in American literature. This  Read more...

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