What evidence is there that Grandfather enjoyed his early years as a soldier?

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Mattie's grandfather, William Farnsworth Cook, served under George Washington in the Pennsylvania Fifth Regiment. He's one of Mattie's mentors and readily passes on some of the skills he learned as a soldier, which prove vital to Mattie at various points throughout the story. Many old soldiers refuse...

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