The Red Badge of Courage

By Stephen Crane

The Red Badge of Courage - Stephen Crane
  • Release Date: 2015-02-21
  • Genre: Classics


The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War by Stephen Crane is a novel about a young private of the Union Army who flees from the field of battle against the Confederacy.  The shame of leaving the fight causes him to long for a wound or “red badge of courage” to counteract his cowardice.