The Red Badge of Courage

Why does he become angry with his commanders?

chapter 2 in the Red Badge of Courage

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He accused his commanders of being slow to act. Henry wants to see some battle action,

"In his great anxiety his heart was continually clamoring at what he considered the intolerable slowness of the generals. They seemed content to perch tranquilly on the river bank, and leave him bowed down by the weight of a great.."