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The ambrose bierce activity (activity 6) is optional it provides a sequel to the bierce material in the companion lesson edgar allan poe, ambrose bierce, and the unreliable narrator and enables interested classes to practice their literary sleuthing after having read some of bierce's work. Ambrose bierce was born on june 24, 1842 in meigs county, ohio he worked as a printer's apprentice and enlisted to fight in the civil war after the war he worked as an editor, journalist, and short story writer capturing his war experiences in vivid detail in 1913 he went to mexico, then in the midst of a revolution led by pancho villa. Ambrose bierce topic guide for chronicling america ( ) introduction ambrose bierce (1842-c 1914) was an american journalist and writer whose style was marked by satire and. Ambrose bierce: a biography, with illustrations, boston, little, brown and company further reading the ambrose bierce papers, 1872–1913 (2 linear ft) and foster family collection of ambrose bierce materials (3 linear feet) are housed in the department of special collections and university archives at stanford university libraries.