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A season of the year devoted to new bonnets, overcoatless young men and pneumonia.
The men had flung away whatever was fling-away-able during the charge of the morning and the subsequent hot march -- as men always will, under like circumstances -- and now they found themselves blanketless, stockingless, overcoatless, -- in cold and damp trenches, and compelled by the steady firing to lie still, or adopt a horizontal, crawling mode of locomotion, which did not admit of speed enough to quicken the circulation of the blood.