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Shadows of Blue and Grey

(2002)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Ambrose Bierce didn't just write about the Civil War, he lived through it--on the battlefields and over the graves--and in doing so gave birth to a literary chronicle of men at war previously unseen in the American literary canon. The fact that some of these stories verged on the supernatural, others on factual reporting, and others on the fine line between humor and morbidity in no way detracts from their resonance to both the history of the war between the states and the imaginative historical literature in the tradition of Washington Irving.Shadows of Blue & Gray collects all of Bierce's Civil War stories (twenty-seven in total) with six of his memoir pieces on his own experiences on the front lines.This collection includes such classics as "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge," "A Horseman in the Sky," "Parker Addison, Philosopher", and "A Bivouac of the Dead"; as well as lesser known stories and sketches such as "The Mockingbird" and "Two Military Executions" and memoirs of his experiences at Shiloh, Chickamauga, and Franklin.

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March 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: Shadows of Blue & Gray : The Civil War Writings of Ambrose Bierce
Author(s): Ambrose Bierce
ISBN: 0-7653-0244-6 / 978-0-7653-0244-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tom Doherty Associates
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January 1900 : USA Paperback
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Title: Shadows of Blue & Gray: The Civil War Writings of Ambrose Bierce
Author(s): Ambrose Bierce
ISBN: 0-7653-0245-4 / 978-0-7653-0245-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Forge Books
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March 2003 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Shadows of Blue & Gray: The Civil War Writings of Ambrose Bierce
Author(s): Ambrose Bierce
Publisher: Forge Books
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