Short stories tagged with Civil War

Listing 31 stories.

After stopping by the Depot Saloon to visit a girl he has his eyes on, a man and his two horses find themselves victims of a sudden accident on a wintry night.

Two enemies become inextricably linked when one chooses mercy.

In a reality where the civil war ended in a stalemate, a brilliant enslaved engineer and a freed former airship pilot fight to prevent the rebels from destroying the new country that African Americans were able to form.

When a programmer creates a new type of empathy-based cryptocurrency that disrupts the workings of a charity run by her old roomate, the two are drawn into conflict over rationality, morality and justice.

A boy listens to his old friend tell a gruesome tale of his experience in the Civil War before the man’s health takes a turn for the worse.

In the present day, an eccentric elderly docent leads a group of tourists through the Lee Chapel in Lexington City, Virginia, treating them to a vibrant speech blended with historical curios and an ounce of information about her own life.

During the Civil War, a young man finds purpose helping the wounded while visiting his own injured brother.

A Black, American-born physicist ignores his colleagues' warnings about tampering with the timeline and— in an effort to alter a history of racism and violence towards his people—decides to change history himself.

A small town devolves into fear and confusion as a man sits atop a flagpole for forty days straight with no food or explanation.

In a futuristic, war-torn Asian city, a shapeshifting nine-tailed fox's quest to permanently take on human form is interrupted when he's captured by a renegade soldier.