Clark and Gail met during the Civil War and he said he’d find her afterwards. But long years have passed and he never came.
Gail has gone on with her life. Then one day, a letter arrives. Clark apologizes for not coming for her but he looked and looked and he couldn’t locate her. He says he still loves her and will she come out west and marry him?
They marry and things are going well. Then a band of horse thieves starts attacking in their area. Clark is the Marshal working on the case. He tries to trap the outlaws but the plan fails. He wants to send Gail away to keep her safe but she’s having none of it.
When the outlaws come to attack the town itself, Clark and Gail will have to sacrifice everything to protect their love.