Ambrose Bierce

Ambrose Bierce

Meigs County, Ohio, USA
Death c.1914 (aged 71–72)
Chihuahua, Mexico
Cenotaph Warsaw, Kosciusko County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 28826663 · View Source
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Author, Journalist. Best known for his classic Civil War story "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge" (1890) and the satirical lexicon "The Devil's Dictionary" (1911). Bierce vanished without a trace in late 1913, allegedly in Mexico while covering the exploits of Pancho Villa. His disappearance is one of literature's great mysteries.

Gravesite Details Fate of his body is unknown to historians


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