A group of cavalry men defy orders to destroy hundreds of army horses. Having disobeyed a direct order, the men are pursued by the military, but now the bullets aren't just aimed at the horses.
As soldiers they were taught to fight for honor. As men they were willing to die for it.
Did You Know?
There is no river border separating the United States from Canada in Montana. There is a Milk River in Montana that flows into Canada, but the border is the 49th parallel. See more
John Libby wears the modern U.S. Army insignia for a First Sergeant, which was adopted in 1942. At the time the film is set, the 1930s, the correct insignia would have been three stripes with only two rockers below the diamond. See more
Sgt. Thomas Mulcahey
Indians riding Cavalry mounts? My grandaddy'd never forgive me!
Sgt. James Shattuck
Well, when you get to hell... don't tell him.