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Michigan

Address of Col. Isaac D. Toll

It is remarkable that the retrospect of such scenes should appeal to the higher sensibilities of our nature—whether we consider the forces, their leaders from the commander-in-chief down—the country, distance, obstacles, dispatch, success—success culminating in such vast material results—the practice which developed the giants in the colossal war—a school which has given presidents, patriots, chieftains, so skilled for attack and defense, who must command respect for their abilities, however directed, or under whatever flag? There, Northern and Southern fought as one, and together sympathized over the loss of fallen comrades. We read of the battles of the clouds, of the pyramids, the passage of rivers, bridges, mountains, but what eye ever rested upon a more imposing array in natural and artificial life,

Mexican War


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