Wagon Train: Season 6, Episode 18

The Johnny Masters Story (16 Jan. 1963)

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On his way to Fort David, wagon scout Duke Shannon rescues Sgt. Johnny Masters, a man caught between two worlds. The world of his ancestors the Cherokee, and the world of his loyalty, the U.S. Army.



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Episode cast overview:
Christopher Hale (credit only)
Frank McGrath ...
Charlie Wooster (credit only)
Terry Wilson ...
Bill Hawks (credit only)
Denny Miller ...
Duke Shannon (as Scott Miller)
Anthony George ...
Johnny Masters
Angela Greene ...
Col. Thomas Stone (as Robert Wilke)
William Mims ...
Private Waters
Alvy Moore ...
Private Bledsoe
Ray Baumann ...
Private Smith
Kelly Thordsen ...
Private Flynn
Virginia Stefan ...
Amy Collins
Keith Richards ...
Major Hunt
Harry Hickox ...
Capt. Albert Sanborn


The wagon train learns Buffalo Horn has returned with nearly a hundred braves and is on the warpath. On his way to Fort David to request a military escort for the wagon train, scout Duke Shannon discovers two dead cavalry troopers killed by Indians. As he investigates, he discovers a third man, a prisoner, Sergeant Johnny Masters. Sgt. Masters attempts to steal Shannon's horse. Shannon catches Masters, and with an Indian war party bearing down on them makes a run for Fort David. There Shannon discovers the fort is manned by a mere handful of cavalry misfits. The main body of the fort's contingent is out on patrol. With the fort commander laid up with a bullet wound, the most capable soldier in the fort is Sgt. Masters, who refuses to help with the defense and is locked up. As Shannon helps organize the defense of the fort against the coming attack by Buffalo Horn, he learns more about Sgt. Masters. A Cherokee Indian by birth, Sgt. Masters served in the Civil War where he was promoted ... Written by Christopher D.

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