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An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge


by Ambrose Bierce

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge: Quotes (What was Said) True or False

1. "_____is a dignitary who when he comes announced is to be received with formal manifestations of respect." -> Death
2. What happened as Peyton fell downward? -> He lost consciousness
3. Who said, "Attention, company! . . . Shoulder arms! . . . Ready! . . . Aim! . . . Fire!"? -> Farquhar
4. Who said, "The commandant has issued an order, which is posted everywhere, declaring that any civilian caught interfering with the railroad, its bridges, tunnels, or trains will be summarily hanged. I saw the order."? -> Federal scout dressed as Confederate
5. Who said, "My home, thank God, is as yet outside their lines; my wife and little ones are still beyond the invader's farthest advance."? -> Commandant