Summary Of Peyton Farquhar By Ambrose Bierse

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Ambrose Bierse is a descriptive story that sets imagery throughout the passage. At the first section you can sense that the man and his executioner stands on a railroad bridge in Alabama. And that the men that looks down at water below him and thinks of ways of escaping to his love ones is being executed. In the second section, it describes who this man is, he is thirty five year old civilian,a planter of an highly respected Alabama family and slave owner. This man is name Peyton Farquhar. He is a devoted man and determine to support the confederate cause by any mean necessary. A Union Scout disguised as confederate soldier came to inform him that union troops are repairing railroads in the surrounding area and have recently rebuild the nearby

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