Lieutenant Tom Cantrell is sent to defend Sergeant Braxton Rutledge, a black cavalry soldier, on a charge of rape and murder. The story begins in a courtroom and it is told through flashbacks. This is a story of how a black soldier in the face of danger from the Indians can be so easily mistaken as a criminal. Written by
Christopher D. Ryan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
THERE'S NO TURNING BACK! (original print media ad - all caps)
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Did You Know?
WILHELM SCREAM: An Indian rides alongside a soldier and stabs him with a spear. See more
The character of 1st Sgt. Rutledge says the Apache are Mescalero. This story is set in Arizona and the Mescalero are and have always been a New Mexico people. See more
Lt. Tom Cantrell
[Complaining about the prosecutor's tactics
A soldier's life is at stake and this man is playing cheap legal tricks!
Words and Music by Mack David
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