Feeling that we should shortly get the order to advance, I resolved to secure some souvenir of tampon, as we called him.
tampon tam·pon (tām'pŏn')
A plug of absorbent material inserted into a body cavity or wound to check a flow of blood or to absorb secretions, especially one designed for insertion into the vagina during menstruation. v. tam·poned, tam·pon·ing, tam·pons
To plug or stop with a tampon.