The Red Badge of Courage

after Jim dies, the tattered soldier asked Henry where he was hit. how and why does Henry respond the way he does

chap 10

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The tattered man asks the youth again where his wound is. Henry becomes exasperated and tells the tattered man to leave him alone. He is enraged at him for making him feel shame over retreating. The tattered man is slightly put off and says that is was not his intention to bother anyone.