Graduating from West Point together, friends Clay Clayburn (James Craig) and Will Denning (Guy Madison) now fight on opposite sides during the U.S. Civil War. As Clayburn's Confederate unit and Denning's Yankee unit eye each other for destruction from afar, neither man knows the other might soon die at his hands. When Clayton's beloved (Barbara Payton) realizes the situation, she tries to prevent a wartime tragedy. William Cameron Menzies directs; Barton MacLane, Robert Easton co-star. 86 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.