Flashman at the Charge - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Summary

Flashy is glad not to be among the 3,000 dead and countless wounded, and wishes warmongers could be shot in the belly to understand what they are advocating. He worries that Willy's death marks the end of his career, but Times reporter Billy Russell and fellow galloper Lew Nolan, who are railing about Lord Lucan's indecision, convince him that once Russell describes the events, Willy will be forgotten. Bad Russian champagne gives Flashy dysentery and he pampers himself in Balaclava until ordered back to duty. Approaching the Causeway Heights, Flashy sees the cavalry parading and then retiring before a distant swarm of Russians. The Highlanders are a mile away, protecting the road but in reach of the Russian guns. Flashy gallops warily towards them, learns that Campbell has ridden back to Balaclava.

When he finds Campbell, Flashy is told his information is out of...

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