Carter Gordon, a young Virginian, is in love with Alice Warren, the daughter of a Northern army officer. The young lovers have just received the consent of the girl's parents to their marriage, when the Civil War breaks out and General Warren is called back to Washington to resume his military duty. When Gordon announces that he will stand by his native State, Virginia, the General denounces him as a reb; the engagement is broken off, and Gordon goes away in the Confederate Army. Three years later, Gordon's regiment is near the Warren plantation, and Gordon risks his life in several thrilling scenes to visit his sweetheart. The girl at first treats him coldly, hut love triumphs, and the lovers are happy in their reunion. Union troops camp near the Warren plantation, and Union officers make the Warren mansion their headquarters. The girl conceals her lover and later helps him to escape. The Union officers go into the dining room to dinner. Little Grace, the nine-year-old sister of ...
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