The Red Badge of Courage Author:Stephen Crane Baptism of Fire — All his life, Henry had dreamed of war and the bloody conflict. Now he was part of it. Shells burs all around him like strange flowers. Gunfire ripped toward him in great sheets of flame. Then without any warning, the enemy attacked. Screaming hordes of wild-eyed rebels were advancing across the field of battle. Fear spread thro... more »ugh the ranks. First, a man on Henry’s left turned tail and ran. The, another and another. Then, without even knowing why, Henry was running too, unbuttoned coat bulging in the breeze, running in a grim race from death.
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