Sharpe is a Captain saddled with the South Essex, a battalion run by incompetents, and filled with soldiers who have never been in battle. When the South Essex loses its colors (its regimental flag), Sharpe vows to save the honor of the regiment by capturing a French Imperial standard: an eagle.
Did You Know?
Historically, there was no Eagle taken at the battle of Talavera, though it was a victory for the British. See more
The Union Flag carried by the troops is upside down. See more
[to Teresa, referring to Sharpe
You're lucky to have him.
He's lucky to have me.
Followed by Sharpe's Revenge
Three Lovely Lassies
Performed by Daragh O'Malley See more