The long and winding trail . . .
Ben McCullough was once an officer in the Confederate Army. Now he?ÇÖs a rancher in the Texas hill country, hoping to earn enough money to settle down and marry. With eight hundred head of cattle to drive north, Ben McCullough is relying on the help of his ex-sergeant, Hap. These young cowboys have their work cut out for them as they confront the dangers of cattle driving. But stampedes, raging rivers, and nature's worst elements are nothing compared to the threat that awaits them-a gang of outlaws determined to rustle the herd.