Jack McCall is a Southerner, but joins the Union Army in the Civil War. When he is tricked into giving out the location of headquarters, he's tried as a spy and sentenced to death. He makes good his escape, but Hickok and Bat kill his parents to seize his plantation and money. Trying to prove his innocence, he locates Spargo after the war, who's paid off by Hickok and Bat, so that Jack is once again jailed and again escapes. He still has hopes of clearing his name, but Bat and Hickok now are after gold in the Dakotas. Written by
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The Walter Scott quote, "... and love is the loveliest when embalmed in tears ...", is from 'Lady of the Lake', Canto iv, Stanza 1. See more
Turkey in the Straw
Generally credited as 'traditional', authorship in dispute
Heard during the party at the McCall mansion See more