By Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce enlisted within the Union military on the outbreak of the yank Civil struggle and fought with contrast for four years, even incomes acceptance of his bravery within the newspapers of the day for a bold rescue try out of gravely wounded comrade. His wartime studies enormously effected his later writing. here's a number of the fast tales Bierce penned regarding warfare, dying, loss and betrayal.

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