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to get all the service out of them that can be had within that time. If we remain in the field, we must all suffer greatly, and I sincerely believe many will die from the effects of cold and exposure; but human life. shattered constitution, broken hearts and beggared hearthstones are familiar fruits in the harvest of civil war. The weather up to this date has of course, been comparatively mild to what we may expect in mid winter, and yet we have suffered not a little. Friday night, the 2d November, a tremendous Northeaster set in, with as heavy a rain as I ever saw. All the tents of Company H, with many others, were blown down and torn into rags. Imagine our condition if you can. No shelter of any kind, no fire, no food, wet to the skin, in a drenching rain, and chilled to the marrow by the keenest sort of a wind Saturday some of our men walked miles to procure food and shelter. Others huddled together over a few smoking sticks, some cursing their luck, and I am sorry to say, so f