"Harry Barton was just sixteen years old. He was a cadet in a northern military school.
"Like all northern boys, Harry longed to enlist, for every battle he read about made him more restless and eager to go to the war. A new company was being formed. Harry could not study, he could not train, and he could not work. He could think of nothing but the war..."
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