A LOT OF PEOPLE THESE DAYS TALK ABOUT IMMIGRANTS...SOME OF THEM DO NOT WANT TO REALIZE THAT THEY ARE IMMIGRANTS THEMSELVES. IT IS EASY TO DENY AND BE AGAINST OTHERS, THAN SEE THEMSELVES IN THE MIRROR OF:
Who Did Come First?
For let [a soldier] act as he may in . . . a campaign against the Indians, if he survives the campaign he can feel assured . . . that one-half of his fellow-citizens at home will revile him for his zeal . . . while the other half, . . . will cry "Down with him. Down with the regular army, and give us brave volunteers who can serve the Government in other ways besides eating rations and drawing pay." (Page 20)