Upon hearing Captain Piper Pritican has been released from Leavenworth Prison, photographer Ansil Miller who lost an arm at Andersonville goes on a drunken rampage. He attempts to attack Pritican with a weight but is shot and killed by Pritican as he arrives in Medicine Bow after being released from prison for crimes he committed at Andersonville during the Civil War. The community wants Pritican and his family removed from Medicine Bow. Pritican feels Judge Garth has profited from his notoriety as Pritican's defense counsel and preventing Pritican from being hanged. Pritican's wife and son who is a close friend of Jennifer live in Medicine Bow but everyone including Judge Garth wants them to leave but Laura Pritican is very ill. Since no one will hire them, Judge Garth hires the son to work on Shiloh while the father turns to drinking resulting in conflicts.
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I Never Will Marry
Version of traditional ballad
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