- From Infantryman to Staff Officer: The Battle of Chickamauga Through the Eyes of Ambrose Bierce
September 19, 1863 to September 20, 1863 HAMILTON, Tennessee, WALKER, Georgia War, literature
Bierce writes, “They were men. They crept upon their hands and knees. They used their hands only, dragging their legs. They used their knees only, their arms hanging idle at their sides. They strove to rise to their feet, but fell prone in the attempt.” Through chilling words Ambrose Bierce illustrated the battlefield at Chickamauga in his short story, Chickamauga. Bierce, a writer and soldier,...