At a party Mrs. Allison announces her daughter Millie's engagement to Jim Turner. A few days later was breaks out between the North and the South. Richard, Millie's brother, casts his lot with the Confederacy, while her sweetheart, Jim Turner, believes his duty lies with the North. Three years later Richard is ordered to the enemy's camp to secure information. Disguised as an escaped Union prisoner he gains admission to the camp and secures important documents. The loss is discovered by the Union officers. Jim Turner, in charge of a detachment, is detailed to pursue the unknown spy. The next night, Richard, who has been wounded while running the lines, seeks protection in his mother's home, which happens to be within the field of action. Jim, pursuing the fleeing Confederate, recognizes Millie's brother, who through the courage of the ladies of the household, successfully escapes. After the war Jim Turner returns to the South to claim Millie, his sweetheart. At first she refuses to ...
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