After killing a Mexican general, hired killers Walker and Carradine ride off with a posse close behind. Walker's horse falls, and he is left stranded by his partner. Ex-sheriff Mitchum, who is hunting for his son's killer, comes upon Walker and takes him along. Mitchum becomes the
marshal of Lordsburg in hopes of catching murderer John Anderson. There he meets and falls for Dickinson, a dance hall girl who warns the new marshal that Kelly and his sidekick, Carradine, are out to get Mitchum. After Carradine tries to do in the marshal, Walker changes his mind and accepts
Mitchum's offer of a deputy job. Mitchum arrests Carradine, not knowing he's the son of his own s...