An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, by Ambrose Bierce

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Ambrose Bierce’s classic Civil War tale of terror and suspense contains a surprise twist that has often been imitated, but never surpassed.

Bierce himself served as a lieutenant of the Union Army in Alabama during the war, and saw action at the Battle of Corinth, which is mentioned in the narrative.

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, by Ambrose Bierce {24:43}