When the Civil War was declared, it caused great consternation in the home of John Wilson, as he was of Southern birth, while his wife was a Northern woman, and she favored the Federal ... See full summary »

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Dick Wilson - Union Soldier
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Lt. John Wilson Jr. - Confederate Soldier
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Colonel John Wilson Sr.
Sue Balfour ...
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When the Civil War was declared, it caused great consternation in the home of John Wilson, as he was of Southern birth, while his wife was a Northern woman, and she favored the Federal cause. Their two sons were asked which side they favored. John, the elder, declared he would fight for the South with his father, while Dick, the younger boy, upheld his mother's cause. Wilson became a Confederate colonel, and John lieutenant under his father's command. Dick left his old home in the uniform of the North. At the Union headquarters there was a call for a spy to enter the Confederate lines. Dick was glad to be given the commission. General Lee, commander of all the Southern forces, was warned of this spy and the leadership of his son and they search the woods for the spy. Dick, in the meantime, had overpowered a Confederate soldier and taken his uniform. The scouting party come upon him and think him one of their soldiers, until John, riding up, recognizes his brother. Then they know he ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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3 July 1912 (USA)  »

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