This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Major Richard Sharpe - He is the principal protagonist of the novel and is present in most of the scenes in the narrative.
Regimental Sergeant Major Patrick Harper - He is a long-time friend and fellow soldier of Sharpe and the two men have fought together in many previous campaigns.
Captain William Frederickson - He is a company commander of the Royal American Rifles. He has enjoyed a long association with the 60th Rifles and is well-liked and even admired by the men serving in his company.
Captain William Bampfylde - He is...
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