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Season: 1
Year: 1961


Season 1


Season 1, Episode 1: Harper's Ferry

23 January 1961
The Canfield family finds itself split down the middle after the Civil War breaks out when Confederate forces attack the Union arsenal at Harpers Ferry.

Season 1, Episode 2: Rebellion at Blazing Rock

30 January 1961


Darryl Hickman ... Cpl. Ben Canfield, USA
Richard Davalos ... Cpl. Jeff Canfield, CSA

John McIntire ... Pa Canfield
Ray Daley ... Bugler

John Howard ... Capt. Chilcoath

Michael Rennie ... Capt. James Duquesne

Karen Sharpe ... Louanne Higgins

Adam Williams ... Wilcott

Season 1, Episode 3: The Regular

6 February 1961
A regular-army sergeant is given the job of delivering badly needed guns to a volunteer unit. However, when he sees how badly trained the unit's soldiers are and how inexperienced its captain is, he refuses to complete the mission.

Darryl Hickman ... Cpl. Ben Canfield, USA
Richard Davalos ... Cpl. Jeff Canfield, CSA

John McIntire ... Pa Canfield
Kathleen Crowley ... Lucy Vickery

John Doucette ... Sgt. Cardiff
Ken Drake ... Bravo
William D. Gordon ... Lt. Barnes
Sandy Kenyon ... Ritter
Maurice Manson ... Mayor Cahill
William Murray ... Craigie
Wynn Pearce ... Bailey
Kent Smith ... Capt. Vickery

Season 1, Episode 4: The Rebellious Rose

13 February 1961


Darryl Hickman ... Cpl. Ben Canfield, USA
Richard Davalos ... Cpl. Jeff Canfield, CSA

John McIntire ... Pa Canfield

Charles Aidman ... Capt. Wheeler

Nina Foch ... Rose Greenbow

Martin Gabel ... Tim Mayhew

Season 1, Episode 5: On to Richmond

20 February 1961
Ben is having trouble with his soldiers, who are volunteers and not regular troops. They only signed up for a short time and don't take the war particularly seriously. In addition, Ben's captain his getting on his case because he believes a big battle is brewing and he doesn't want to fight it with ill-disciplined and unmotivated troops.

Darryl Hickman ... Cpl. Ben Canfield, USA

John Doucette ... Capt. Cardiff
Sandy Kenyon ... Ritter
Diana Millay ... Emma Templeton
Wynn Pearce ... Bailey

Season 1, Episode 6: Half Moon Road

27 February 1961
Jeff is taken deep into the back country on a potentially dangerous mission--recruiting sharpshooters for the Confederate army from among the reclusive and suspicious backwoods people.

Darryl Hickman ... Cpl. Ben Canfield, USA
Richard Davalos ... Cpl. Jeff Canfield, CSA

John McIntire ... Pa Canfield
James Barton ... Old Goodwin
Enid Jaynes ... Melissa (as Enid Janes)

Jack Lord ... Charlie Goodwin
George Mitchell ... Preacher

Season 1, Episode 7: Reconnaissance

6 March 1961
A Union force is camped at Harper's Ferry, and Jeff is assigned to sneak through their lines to gather information. He discovers that his brother Ben is among the soldiers stationed there.

Darryl Hickman ... Cpl. Ben Canfield, USA
Richard Davalos ... Cpl. Jeff Canfield, CSA
Diane Jergens ... Sally

Lee Marvin ... Capt. Judd
Don Megowan ... Lt. Fairfax
Jan Stine ... Hollis
Brad Weston ... Cpl. Blackburn

Season 1, Episode 8: The Escape

13 March 1961
Col. Fry and Ben are captured and sent to the Confederate POW camp at Libby Prison, where they get a taste of the harsh treatment meted out to prisoners by the camp commandant, Maj. Turner.

Darryl Hickman ... Cpl. Ben Canfield, USA
Dayton Lummis ... Maj. Turner

Dan O'Herlihy ... Col. Fry

Slim Pickens ... Johnson

Season 1, Episode 9: The Guerrillas

20 March 1961
A band of guerrillas lays siege to a town that has been torn apart by the war.
Richard Davalos ... Cpl. Jeff Canfield, CSA (as Dick Davalos)

Robert Culp ... Finletter
Berry Kroeger ... Keezer
Sonya Wilde ... Caroline

Strother Martin ... Wadd

Norman Alden ... Paine (as Norm Alden)
Cyril Delevanti ... Dan Canfield
Gertrude Flynn ... Mrs. Baker
Paulene Myers ... Aunt Ree (as Pauline Myers)

Peggy Stewart ... Mrs. Gilroy
James Seay ... Mr. Gilroy

George Kennedy ... Hoon
Ken Mayer ... Confederate Captain
Patrick Waltz ... Confederate Lieutenant
Terry Ann Ross ... Gilroy's Girl
Paul Lambert ... Huson

Season 1, Episode 10: The Invaders

27 March 1961
After a Union force takes over a Confederate town, its captain orders the Confederate flag taken down. Outraged, an elderly resident of the town fires at him.
Steve Brodie ... Sgt. Rafer
Myrna Fahey ... Ruth

James Franciscus ... Lt. Hannon
Frank Gerstle ... Capt. Bice

Season 1, Episode 11: The Gun

3 April 1961
Jeff is given the task of taking a unit out to capture as many Union cannons as he can, because the South is in desperate need of artillery.
Richard Davalos ... Cpl. Jeff Canfield, CSA (as Dick Davalos)
Lonny Chapman ... Chester Longbaugh

Susan Oliver ... Rachel
Robert Carlyle ... Sergeant

Jack Elam ... Loper Johnson
Robert Karnes ... General
Stephen Joyce ... Randy

Season 1, Episode 12: The Sentry

10 April 1961
Three men are picked to cross over enemy lines in Harper's Ferry and sabotage an important railroad trestle that will be used by a train supplying Union troops with much-needed ammunition.

Darryl Hickman ... Cpl. Ben Canfield, USA
Richard Davalos ... Cpl. Jeff Canfield, CSA
Ben Cooper ... Ward Roberts
Robert Hastings ... Lieutenant

Brian Keith ... Owen
Judson Pratt ... Sgt. Willers

Season 1, Episode 13: The Bounty Jumpers

17 April 1961
Ben goes undercover to gather evidence on a criminal ring that has its members enlist in the army for the monetary incentives, then smuggles them out of the camp once they've been paid.

Darryl Hickman ... Cpl. Ben Canfield, USA
Craig Duncan ... Sergeant Gerber
Larry Gates ... Maj. Eustice Cary
Anne Helm ... Dulcie Morrow
Gene Lyons ... Col. Elgin
Murvyn Vye ... Police Lieutenant

Ray Walston ... Whit Bristow

Season 1, Episode 14: Long Way Back

24 April 1961
A group of Missour farmers capture Jeff, and he realizes the only hope he has of surviving is to escape.
Richard Davalos ... Cpl. Jeff Canfield, CSA
Robert Anderson ... Parsons (as Robert G. Anderson)

Patricia Barry ... Jessica

Charles Bickford ... Peterson
Ronald Nicholas ... Scout (as Ron Nicholas)
Walter Sande ... Jayhawker

Season 1, Episode 15: The War Between the States

1 May 1961
Ben finds himself in a quandary when his best friend falls for a Confederate girl.

Darryl Hickman ... Cpl. Ben Canfield, USA
Lloyd Bochner ... Lt. Brady
Lisabeth Hush ... Rebel girl

John McGiver ... Col. Allen

Slim Pickens ... Johnson

Lurene Tuttle ... Mrs. Allen

Dick York ... Bolick

Season 1, Episode 16: The Coward

8 May 1961
A soldier convicted of cowardice under fire and sentenced to death has his execution delayed. However, two of the soldiers in his company are determined to see the sentence carried out, even if they have to do it themselves.

Season 1, Episode 17: The Inquisitors

15 May 1961
Congress wants answers as to why the Battle of Ball's Bluff turned so disastrous, and a very angry Union officer believes he has them.

Darryl Hickman ... Cpl. Ben Canfield, USA
Robert Gist ... Gen. Charles P. Stone

Marsha Hunt ... Jeanie Stone
Robert Middleton ... Sen. Benjamin Wade

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