Sharpe's Sword: Richard Sharpe and the Salamanca Campaign, June and July 1812 - Epilogue and Historical Note Summary & Analysis

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Epilogue and Historical Note Summary

Sharpe waits on the bridge at Salamanca as Helena's carriage stops. She asks if he killed Leroux, and Sharpe says it happened in a fair fight. Helena says that she and Leroux were not fond of each other. She plans to go to Madrid, and if the British take Madrid, she will go north. They say goodbye.

Hogan and Harper are leaving to join the rest of the British forces. Sharpe has been ordered to stay in Salamanca and recuperate. Hogan observes that Sharpe wears two swords. Sharpe removes The Kligenthal from his belt and throws it in the river.

When Sharpe arrives at his assigned house in Salamanca, he finds that his wife and daughter have arrived.

In the Historical Note, the author says that both Father Patrick Curtis and Sergeant Michael Connelley were actual historical characters. Curtis was truly...

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