An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Summary
Ambrose Bierce

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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge Summary

"An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" is one of the most widely anthologized American short stories and is considered Ambrose Bierce's best work of short fiction. First published in Bierce's short story collection Tales of Soldiers and Civilians in 1891, the story centers on Peyton Farquhar, a southern planter who, while not a Confederate Soldier, is about to be hanged by the Union Army for attempting to destroy the railroad bridge at Owl Creek. As...

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