Directed by ROBERT BENTON
Screenplay by DAVID NEWMAN and ROBERT BENTON
The glories of patriotism have never quite got through to Drew Dixon (Barry Brown), who had a brother killed at Chickamauga. Little wonder that when the Union Army passes through Greenville, Ohio, pressing unwilling recruits into service, Drew hides under a table, then speeds off to Missouri.
He gets as far as St. Joseph before throwing in with a band of rapscallions on their way West. Drew takes overbearing pride in being an upright Methodist. He struggles to stay on the straight and...