Om Red Badge of Courage [Illustrated Editio
Includes Civil War Map and Illustrations Pack - 224 battle plans, campaign maps and detailed analyses of actions spanning the entire period of hostilities.Few novels written of the Civil War stand in such high regard as the Red Badge of Courage, the visceral, realistic and gripping story of Henry, a new recruit in the Union Army. Henry's first taste of battle is brutal and horrifying as he fails at the first hurdle and baulks at the severity of combat and runs. After the realization of what he had done, he is driven to atone for his failure by facing his fears of the battle-line once again, hoping to receive a "Red Badge of Courage" as a mark of conquering his fears.A Classic, with many additional illustrations.Author - Crane, Stephen, 1871-1900. Text taken, whole and complete, from the edition published in New York, D. Appleton and company, 1927. Original Page Count - xli and 266 pages.