Gus returns to the cattle drive with Lorena who is still recovering from her ordeal. Jake Spoon has joined up with Dan Suggs and his gang supposedly to rob banks. They rustled horses however shooting several men in the process. When they come across farmers, Suggs shoots them in cold blood. When Joshua Deets finds one of the murdered men Call, Gus several others from the cattle drive head off to find the horse thieves. When they catch up to them, frontier justice is dispensed swiftly and dispassionately. July Johnson writes home to tell them about the deaths and goes on to look for his wife Elmira who is approaching her destination in her search for her first husband. She doesn't get good news. Everyone soon arrives at Clara Allen's horse ranch. Gus is reunited with is love and Lorena finds a new home for herself. Written by
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Cavalry "Captain" Weaver wears a uniform with the double-breasted three times, three button pattern of a major general. Even if the captain had been wearing a frock coat as he is in the film, it would have been single-breasted without the three separate groupings of buttons. See more
Jake was no killer.
Augustus 'Gus' McCrae
Jake liked to joke, he didn't like to work. I got exactly those same feelings myself.