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In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians is a collection of 26 short stories detailing the lives of soldiers and civilians during the American Civil War. Ambrose Bierce's stories about Civil War soldiers include:

  • "A Horseman in the Sky"
  • "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"
  • "Chickamauga"
  • "A Son of the Gods"
  • "One of the Missing"
  • "Killed at Resaca"
  • "The Affair at Coulter's Notch"
  • "The Coup de Grâce"
  • "Parker Adderson, Philosopher"
  • "An Affair of Outposts"
  • "The Story of a Conscience"
  • "One Kind of Officer"
  • "One Officer, One Man"
  • "George Thurston"
  • "The Mocking-Bird"

Bierce's stories about the lives of civilians during the Civil War period include:

  • "The Man Out of the Nose"
  • "An Adventure at Brownville"
  • "The Famous Gilson Bequest"
  • "The Applicant"
  • "A Watcher by the Dead"
  • "The Man and the Snake"
  • "A Holy Terror"
  • "The Suitable Surroundings"
  • "The Boarded Window"
  • "A Lady from Red Horse"
  • "The Eyes of the Panther"

Public Domain (P)2015 Blackstone Audio, Inc. and Skyboat Media, Inc.

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