Sharpe's Rifles: Richard Sharpe and the French Invasion of Galicia, January 1809 - Chapters 6 and 7 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 6 and 7 Summary

Chapter 6

The Spanish and British troops continue moving west, but for the first few days they stay off the main roads. After a few days they come out of the mountains to resume travel on the better roads. The riflemen are delighted to have Harper back. Williams tells Sharpe that Vivar has told Harper that the strongbox contains precious jewels and there will be a reward for all who escort it safely to its destination. Sharpe tries to tell Williams that the story is false, but Williams is convinced the jewels are priceless.

When the troops arrive at a village they see no sign of French troops and they decide to stay inside the village for the night. Vivar's forces will continue to Santiago de Compostela in the morning. From there, Sharpe's riflemen will turn south for Lisbon. That night the...

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