Sharpe's Eagle: Richard Sharpe and the Talavera Campaign July 1809 - Epilogue & Historical Note Summary & Analysis

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Epilogue & Historical Note Summary

In the Epilogue, Sharpe and Harper are at a dinner attended by many important officers, including Wellesley, Hill, and General "Black Bob" Crauford. The generals congratulate Sharpe on his daring capture of the French Eagle, and they speak of the British victory in battle. But despite the victory, Wellesley announces that the British are leaving Spain. He says that the Spanish allies have failed in every way, particularly in their promise to supply the British troops with food. At the conclusion of the chapter, Wellesley tells a tale of a British sergeant who performed a heroic feat at a battle in India. Then he tells the soldiers at the dinner that the sergeant is now a captain named Richard Sharpe.

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