Jim Hardie brings a gold shipment into an Army fort under Indian attack. The only commander left alive, a green Lieutenant, is uncertain of his command and doubted by his men. Jim believes helping him will pay off when his true character comes out.
Wells Fargo agent Jim Hardie investigates the hold-up of a Wells Fargo stagecoach. His investigation leads him to suspect a man of running the outlaw gang, but an attractive woman, the man's sister, begins to suggest to Hardie that he may be looking for the wrong ringleader.