Sharpe's Battle: Richard Sharpe and the Battle of Fuentes de Onoro, May 1811 - Summary Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

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As Chapter 7 opens, Sharpe is cutting his hair with dull scissors and Donaju comes to speak with him. He asks if Sharpe has heard about Kiely's suicide and Sharpe says the Real Compañía Irlandesa is better off without him. Donaju complains about having to guard the ammunition and Sharpe gives him a short lecture about what a soldier is supposed to do. Sharpe tells Donaju the Real Compañía Irlandesa will be going to Cadiz and Donaju is happy they will be joining the rest of the Spanish army.

Major Alexander Tarrant, the person on the Quartermaster Staff in charge of ammunition distribution, enters with two injured soldiers. They are the Hughes brothers whom Tarrant calls Magog and Gog, one with an injured arm and one with an injured leg. The three of them comprise the entire guard and staff...

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