It is a short story about the earlier years of Civil War. Soldiers are still acclimating what war means for a generation of them have never known war. Private Bennett Greene strikes at Lieutenant William Dudley,who quickly reacts and has him thrown in prison.He is promptly charged and court-marshaled and will be shot in the morning.Next day Dudley visits him in the prison.Does William Dudley go to prison in order to escape Greene from prison or to get forgiveness? How should the soldiers prepare for such a chaotic world?
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About the Author
Ambrose Bierce was an American short story writer.Ambrose Bierce's literary reputation is based primarily on his short stories about the Civil War.His style often embraces an abrupt beginning, dark imagery, vague references to time, limited descriptions, impossible events and the theme of war.