It's 1869, Texas has not yet been readmitted to the Union, and carpetbaggers have taken over the state. Federal Captain Porter, a Texan, has to carry out orders against his own people. He brings in the rebel leader whom he knows is innocent of the murder for which he is charged. But in trying to prove his innocence, Porter now finds he is a wanted man. Written by
Maurice VanAuken <firstname.lastname@example.org>
IN THE HEART AND DUST A Prairie Town Waited. A Storm Was Brewing...A Storm Named Dave Porter...And When He Hit, It Would Rain Nothing But Lead! (original poster)
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When Captain David Porter finds Captain Bill Hodges making advances toward his wife, he has a vicious fight with his junior officer resulting in a bruised and bloody left cheek. The next day, however, the cheek appears to have healed overnight. See more
I'm afraid you hurt Mr. Balfour's feelings.
Captain Bill Hodges
To do that I'd have to kick him in the pocketbook.
Referenced in They Came to Rob Las Vegas