The story opens with the agitation just preceding the secession of the South. John Rivers, a Union sentimentalist, is forbidden by Colonel White, a staunch Southerner, to call upon his ... See full summary »

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John Tivers
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Grace White
Sherman Bainbridge
Ray Myers
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The story opens with the agitation just preceding the secession of the South. John Rivers, a Union sentimentalist, is forbidden by Colonel White, a staunch Southerner, to call upon his daughter, Grace. At the slave market the following day, Old Sam and Mammy, man and wife, are bought by Rivers and Grace, respectively. War is declared and Rivers is appointed to a captaincy in the Union Army. Sam goes to the front with Rivers, and there are some amusing scenes when he is ordered by Rivers to buy some chickens, but gets away with them "in the natural way." General Butler, under whom Rivers is fighting, receives word from McClellan that Colonel White's army is concentrating at Bethel, Va. The opposing armies meet, and the Unions are victorious. Colonel White is badly wounded and Rivers sends for Grace before her father passes away. After the death of her father, Grace leaves for home. When the war is over, Rivers returns to his Southern home and Old Sam and Mammy plan to bring Grace and ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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2 May 1913 (USA)  »

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