Major Lex Kearney, dishonorably discharged from the army for cowardice in battle, has actually volunteered to go undercover to try to prevent raids against shipments of horses desperately needed for the Union war effort. Falling in with the gang of jayhawkers and Confederate soldiers who have been conducting the raids, he gradually gains their trust and is put in a position where he can discover who has been giving them secret information revealing the routes of the horse shipments. Written by
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As they are unstrapping the rifles from the wagon section before attacking the raiders, Major Kearney says, "Sgt. Snow, Lieutenant, come with me." Then his mouth keeps moving but no dialog is heard. See more
Lt. Col John Hudson
Erin, you know what I would do if I were you? I think you ought to go home to your son. This is a man's world out here, and you don't belong. But remember this: people don't always act the way you expect them to. It doesn't mean that they aren't fond of you, or they don't love you. It simply means they may have a star to follow that's stronger than any personal tie.