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An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge

An Occurrence At Owl Creek Bridge - Ambrose Bierce An extremely effective study of the state of mind of a man about to be hanged, during the Civil War. The vivid realism is undoubtedly enhanced by the fact that Bierce himself was a member of the Union Army. Perhaps he even was involved in a similar execution?