Henry Fleming's The Red Badge Of Courage

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The Red Badge of Courage is the story of Henry Fleming, a teenage boy who romanticized the glories of war. He enlists in the Union army during The Civil War despite his mother 's disencouragement. Henry 's regiment is a group of men some excited for battle, others anxious. Henry however felt as if he didn 't fit into the group, he was a bit more reserved and private. Soon after enlisting he discovers war wasn 't quite what he had imagined. He becomes tired of the tedious waiting, not immediate glory. The weariness and injustice of war bring out Henry 's worst but occasionally best
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