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 ...

Shadows of Blue & Gray 2003, St. Martins Press-3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9780765302458

Trade paperback

Shadows of Blue & Gray 2002, Forge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780765302441