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Shirley Temple's father, a rebel officer, sneaks back to his rundown plantation to see his family and is arrested. A Yankee takes pity and sets up an escape. Everyone is captured and the ... See full summary »
Virgie Cary was born on April 12, 1855.
Virginia 'Virgie' Cary:
Daddy, did something happen to Mommy?
Capt. Herbert Cary, aka 'Master Cary': Something beautiful, dear. That's the way you must always think of it. Mommy will never be ill again, or frightened, or discouraged. Just think of it as beautiful.
When the Union soldiers are caught looting, the commanding officer orders them to be flogged. The US Army according to the "History of the United States Army" stopped flogging at the beginning of the Civil War in 1861--this scene is obviously later in the war as Union forces are occupying the south.
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