In the Midst of Life: Tales of Soldiers and Civilians

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page *
  • PREFACE TO THE FIRST EDITION *
  • Contents *
  • Introduction i
  • SOLDIERS xvii
  • An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge 27
  • Chickamauga 46
  • A Son of the Gods A Study in the Present Tense 58
  • One of the Missing 71
  • Killed at Resaca 93
  • The Affair at Coulter's Notch 105
  • The Coup De Grâce 122
  • Parker Adderson, Philosopher 133
  • An Affair of Outposts 146
  • The Story of a Conscience 165
  • One Kind of Officer. 178
  • One Officer, One Man 197
  • George Thurston Three Incidents in the Life of a Man 209
  • The Mocking-Bird 218
  • CIVILIANS 231
  • The Man Out of the Nose 233
  • An Adventure at Brownville 247
  • The Famous Gilson Bequest 266
  • The Applicant 281
  • Watcher by the Dead 290
  • A Holy Terror 324
  • The Suitable Surroundings 350
  • The Boarded Window 364
  • A Lady from Redhorse 373
  • The Eyes of the Panther 385
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