Pauline, eldest daughter of Mons. Revere, has persuaded an old friend of her father's to teach her fencing. While in Paris, Pauline meets the dashing young captain of Hussars, Paul Dubois, and immediately they fall in love. They are married and she remains in Paris. Their happiness is rudely interrupted by a call to arms for the captain. Napoleon with his staff is watching the battle, and Paul is carried to the rear sorely wounded. Mercedes has become a nurse, and is appointed to care for this patient. She little dreams he is the husband of her sister. The captain and Mercedes develop an infatuation for each other, and poor little Mercedes writes her sister that though she has never seen her husband, she will soon present her own. Pauline, her father and the master go to the hospital and Mercedes is overjoyed at seeing them. They go to a near-by inn, when who should come in search of Mercedes but the captain. Pauline quickly realizes the situation. He hurries away and sends a letter ...
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