Objects & Places from Sharpe's Company: Richard Sharpe and the Siege of Badajoz, January to April 1812

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Carcass

This is a form of incendiary missile weapon intended to be not only dangerous but also to illuminate an area.

Canister

This is a type of ammunition used in field and naval guns instead of the more-traditional cannonball.

Harper's Seven-barreled Gun

Patrick Harper carries and uses this. The weapon is exceptionally effective at close range.

Bayonet

This is a blade or spike that is designed to be attached to the end of a rifle or musket, converting the weapon into a type of spear.

Small Arms

Several types of these are discussed in the novel; indeed, the novel's accurate portrayal of them and their use is one of its most-enjoyable elements.

Ciudad Rodrigo

This is a heavily defended fortress astride the northern roadway leading from Portugal to Spain.

Badajoz

This is a fortified city astride the southern roadway leading from Portugal to Spain.

Ditch, Glacis, and Ravelin

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