D. W. Griffith short depicting the tragedy of war. In the North a Union solider named John (Edwin August) leaves home to fight in the Civil War while at the same time in the South a Confederate soldier named John prepares to do the same. In a hard fought battle the Union solider kills the Rebel. Being chased by Confederate soldiers, he coincidentally takes refuge in the home of the mother (Kate Bruce) of the boy he has slain.
Director: D.W. Griffith
Writer: J. McDonagh
Stars: Kate Bruce, Edward Dillon, Clara T. Bracy
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