Tag: ambrose bierce

  • Civil War Book Review: The Battle of Pickett’s Mill: Along the Dead-Line

    Butkovich, Brad. The Battle of Pickett’s Mill: Along the Dead-Line (The History Press, 2013). 208 pages, over 20 images, maps, order of battle, notes, bibliography. ISBN: 978-1-62619-042-9 $21.99 (Paperback). The Battle of Pickett’s Mill: Along the Dead-Line is the first detailed modern book focused solely on the Battle of Pickett’s Mill.  The small battle is […]

  • Odds & Ends: July 25, 2008

    It’s been a little while since our last Odds & Ends, so I figured it was high time we took another look around the Civil War blogosphere and also skim through other Civil War related items of interest.  We’ll tackle the Civil War blogs today and have a bonus Odds & Ends on Saturday dealing […]

  • Civil War Fiction: Worth Reading?

    I have started to receive quite a few requests to review Civil War fiction here at the ol’ Civil War blog.  The requests intrigue me and I have often thought about expanding the scope of my posts here at TOCWOC to include fiction as well as non-fiction.  However, my standard response from day one has […]

  • Odds & Ends: April 26, 2008

    If you’re a regular reader, you’re well aware of my Odds & Ends column.  For anyone new stumbling on this post after a search, let me briefly explain.  Odds & Ends is a semi-regular series which attempts to pull together some of the recent interesting happenings and news about the Civil War.  You might see […]

  • Ambrose Bierce: Civil War Veteran and Author

    Ambrose Bierce is always an exciting subject of discussion for me. Why? He combines two of my favorite things, the American Civil War and horror fiction. Daniel Sauerwein has an excellent post up over at Civil War History discussing Bierce’s contributions to the field of the latter subject after serving in the Union Army. Bierce’s […]

  • Civil War Talk Radio: October 27, 2006

    Air Date: 102706 Subject: Michael W. Schaefer: John W. DeForest and Ambrose Bierce Book:  Just What War Is: The Civil War Writings of DeForest and Bierce Guest: Michael W. Schaefer Summary: Dr. Michael W. Schaefer, author of Just What War Is: The Civil War Writings of DeForest and Bierce. Brett’s Summary: Michael Schaefer, a Literature […]

  • The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce, Part 5

    The Complete Short Stories of Ambrose Bierce Paperback: 496 pages Publisher: University of Nebraska Press; Reprint edition (January 1985) Language: English ISBN: 0803260717 Brett’s Horror Book Collection This is a recurring weekly series covering around ten short stories of Ambrose Bierce, Civil War veteran and well known satirist. This week we’ll start to take a […]