Sharpe's Sword: Richard Sharpe and the Salamanca Campaign, June and July 1812 - Part Three, Chapters 19 & 20 Summary & Analysis

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Part Three, Chapters 19 & 20 Summary

Sharpe rides a horse and thinks about the previous night. Helena visited as expected, and Sharpe told her what Father Curtis asked him to tell. The following morning Helena had a servant deliver a horse to Sharpe.

As Sharpe rides toward the village of Arapiles, he examines the environment. He notices the two hills and the strategic positions they present and their value to artillery.

When Sharpe reaches a farmhouse, he notices many British officers and meets Hogan. Hogan is delighted to see Sharpe. After inquiring about Sharpe's health, Hogan asks if Sharpe conveyed the message to Helena. When Sharpe confirms that he did, Hogan is again delighted.

In chapter twenty, Marshal Marmont looks at the British in Arapiles and wonders if they are truly marching toward Portugal. Marmont looks through a telescope and sees Wellington talking to a...

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