Truth In Fiction: Disillusionment Of Civil War Soldiers In The Stories Of Ambrose Bierce
West Point Press
Jill Bosserman is a sophomore majoring in History and English Literature at Purdue University. While taking a course on the Civil War and Reconstruction with Professor Robert May in the fall of 2013, Jill found herself intrigued by the short stories of Ambrose Bierce, a soldier in the Union Army who later became a journalist and writer. Combining her passion for history with her enthusiasm for literature, Jill examines in this paper what Bierce’s stories reveal about the attitudes of soldiers and civilians in the Civil War.
Bosserman, Jill. “Truth In Fiction: Disillusionment Of Civil War Soldiers In The Stories Of Ambrose Bierce.” Report : West Point Undergraduate Historical Review 4, Vol. 2 (2014): 19-29