Sharpe's Gold: Richard Sharpe and the Destruction of Almeida, August 1810 - Chapter 5-6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5-6 Summary

The Company and Kearsey continue to watch the Spanish fight the French from the hill in chapter 5. Sharpe recognizes El Catolico as the leader and then looks for Teresa to see if there is a women fighting among the men, but there are only men. He also looks to see if he can find Hardy by the type of uniform he wears, but sees no sign of him among the Partisans. Seeing only Partisan men, he studies their technique and is impressed with the fighting style. The Spanish quickly capture and kill a great deal of French and then ride away.

Kearsey decides to ride to the Partisans, leaving the Company in the gully, as he wants to let El Catolico know that the British have arrived to escort the gold. Sharpe studies the town and wonders when the French will...

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