Regarding this, what is the theme of Chickamauga?
Bierce uses this theme to tie into the anti-war theme , and show that war is often romanticized when in reality it is gruesome and awful. The other main theme in the story is fear, and how fear is sometimes misplaced.
Subsequently, question is, when was Chickamauga written? January 20, 1889
Also Know, what does the child represent in Chickamauga?
Most literary critics read “ Chickamauga ” as an allegory. The boy represents the young American nation, oblivious to the dangers of its longstanding romance with war and too eager to fight.
Why does the boy in Chickamauga climb onto the back of one of the men in the woods?
He is too tired to walk. He thinks that these men are playing a game. He wants to get his attention.