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Red Badge of Courage.Quick Question.?

I'm doing a color imagery paper and Crane refers to the regiment as a "blue demonstration." Why blue?And what does that mean?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Blue = Union Army

    Grey = Confederate Army

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  • aida
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    As Union soldiers, they wore blue uniforms, so I assume that the "blue demonstration" was simply the regiment, drilling or perhaps marching in formation as a show of strength.

    Source(s): Retired English professor
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