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Arriving at Springfield we found a vast crowd assembled, comprising people of all grades, high and low, white and colored, men, women, and children. The irrepressible iron horse, invading and penetrating this remote section, miles away from the proud center of civilization, has brought a new life to this region. The people here keenly realize this fact, and will prove themselves worthy of it. Cannon were fired, cheers rent the air, flags fluttered to the breeze-the inhabitants and all naturedoi:10.5479/sil.202153.39088000052126 fatcat:olple5hzybe63dufhikgqoyzzq