Approved | | Action, War, Western
During the American Civil War, Confederate spies aim to steal Union gold intended for the peace treaty with the Sioux and thus pit the Indians against the Union Forces.
Although Clayton Moore (The Lone Ranger) and Jay Silverheels (Tonto) are both in the cast they do not appear on screen together.
During the fight between Brock Marsh (posing as Zachary Paige) and Sioux Indian Spotted Deer, the flaming torch used as a weapon by Spotted Deer goes out at one point and then is seen burning again.
Opening credits prologue: During the Civil War, southern sympathizers made desperate efforts to aid the confederacy by inciting indian uprisings against defenseless towns along the western frontier.
The objective was to force large withdrawals of northern troops from the main battlefronts, leaving them more vulnerable to southern attack.
This is the story of one such attempt that took place in Dakota Territory in the year 1864.