A Rebel vet, O'Meara has refused to surrender when Lee does at Appomattox. O'Meara travels west and after escaping from, he joins the Sioux and takes a wife. After denouncing himself as an American, he must make a choice when the Army and Sioux go to battle. Written by
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The strange saga of the Johnny Reb who turned Sioux to wage a one-man war against the Yankees !
Did You Know?
Although a January 23, 1957, "Hollywood Reporter" news item reports that a song called "The Purple Hills," with music by Victor Young
and lyrics by Milton Berle
and Buddy Arnold
, had been written for this film, the song was not heard in the viewed print. See more
I coulda been a chief.
Pvt. O'Meara, 6th Virginia Volunteers Sharpshooter
Oh yeah? How come you're not a chief now?
Eh, I got no stomach for politics.
The movie closes with the following statement: "The end of this story can only be written by you." See more