The Fighting Ground - Study Guide Pages 29 through 41 Summary & Analysis

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The group stops for water in Rocktown. There are only six houses. A woman is getting water from a well as she notices the band of men. Seeing that the men are hot and sweaty, she offers them water which they gladly accept. The woman is French and is surprised when she is told that British soldiers are coming and that they are there to fight them off. She becomes very upset and runs to her house. The men laugh at her fear, making them feel a little braver about themselves. She soon reappears with several children and an old man. They shutter the house and disappear again inside. One of the men, shoots off a round in the air and grins at his deed. The Corporal scolds him—did he want to let the enemy know where they are? The Corporal leads the...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
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