How far do the sources agree that Lord Cardigan was a national hero?

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How far do the sources agree that Lord Cardigan was a national hero?
1 Where the sources agree
1.1 In charge of the light brigade
1.1.1 4. "He went up...gallantly"
1.1.2 5. "celebrated for his leading of the charge"
1.1.3 6. "to commemorate Cardigans role in the charge"
2 Where the sources agree
2.1 In charge of the light brigade - LEADER
2.1.1 4. "he went up... gallantly"
2.1.2 5. "celebrated for his leading of the charge"
2.1.3 6. "to commemorate Cardigan's role in the charge"
2.2 The public thought he was a hero
2.2.1 4. N/A - from the soldiers point of view
2.2.2 5. "never recovered his former standing with the public"
2.2.3 6. "Tennyson was inspired to write THE CHARGE OF THE LIGHT BRIGADE"
3 Where the sources disagree
3.1 Soldiers disliked him
3.1.1 4. "we have got rid of Lord Cardigan"
3.1.2 5. "Apparent indifference to the fate of his men"
3.1.3 6. "Promoted to Inspector General of Calvary... made Colonel of the 5th Dragon Guards."
3.2 Coward
3.2.1 4. "he bolted"
3.2.2 5. " should have remained to rally his men" "left too early"
3.2.3 6. "remembered for minor failings in his private life
3.2.3.1 suggests a darker, less heroic side to him

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