A routine cavalry picture is redeemed somewhat by a decent cast of character actors. Hamilton plays the naive young officer assigned to serve under brutal captain Boone. The two get off to a bad start and Hamilton complicates matters by trying to rekindle an old romance with Patten, who
is living on the base to be close to her fiance, Douglas. When Douglas is killed by Indians while out on patrol, Hamilton feels guilty, thinking the stormy romantic situation he has created distracted Douglas from his duties. Hamilton volunteers to be used as a decoy in a plan devised by Boone to
bring the violent Apaches out in the open. The trick works and the Apaches are routed, ...