Sharpe's Eagleby Bernard Cornwell
"Fiction - Historical"|
|Year of Publication:||1981|
|Notes:||Subtitle: Richard Sharpe and the Talavera Campaign, July 1809|
Richard Sharpe, with the help of Harper, fights off a French cavalry attack on a bridge-blowing foray. The riflemen join Wellesley's advance on Talavera, outwit the incompetant Col. Simmerson, take revenge on two officers who mess with Sharpe's girl, Josephina, and capture a French battle eagle in the battle.