Study Guide

The Red Badge of Courage Characters

By Stephen Crane

Henry Fleming ("The Youth")

"The Youth" is obviously the main character of the book, and as such appears in every scene. The...

Jim Conklin ("The Tall Soldier")

Jim Conklin or "the Tall Soldier" is the more experienced and mature soldier, particularly...

Wilson ("The Loud Soldier")

Wilson is a boastful, argumentative, and "I’ll do things my way" sort of guy. He is...

"The Tattered Soldier"

We don’t know much about "the Tattered Soldier," save the fact that he’s, you know,...