A swaggering gunfighter targets an aging Confederate veteran, and Colton steps in to deal with the bully.
Sworn to avenge his brother's death, a hoodlum comes gunning for a small town's local minister. When Colton arrives to warn his old friend and ex-soldier, he finds the man unwilling to resort to violence to protect himself and his pregnant wife.
Unable to perform the deed themselves, a group of religious colonists attempt to recruit Colton to kill a powerful landowner trying to evict them.
Colton tries to help a Union army veteran left mute and immobile by the psychological horrors of war.
Following the murder of a man during an Indian attack, Colton witnesses a town's prejudice towards the man's Indian widow.
While trying to defend his wife's honor, a friend of Colton is killed... and Colton is torn between seeking justice and keeping his word to turn the other cheek.
Colton has second thoughts after accepting the position of deputy to the dubious sheriff of a sleepy Montana town.
Colton befriends a Union soldier who returns from war to find that his father has been lynched by bigots.
When a well-intentioned immigrant is stripped of his nest egg in a rigged card game, Colton takes on the con artist.
When a doctor proves to be as full of whiskey as he is of self-pity, Colton must perform an emergency appendectomy on a young gunfighter.
Colton is drafted to help a posse hunt down a seemingly harmless recluse.
A man who deserted from the Army wants Colton to escort him back to his fort.
A murder suspect's son makes life difficult for Colton when the boy tries to clear his father's name.
While traveling across the desert to deliver horses to their new owner, Colton reluctantly agrees to escort a young woman across the arid land.
Colton becomes the target of an assassin when he is the sole witness to a robbery and murder.
Colton neither likes nor respects the man he has been deputized to protect: a rabble-rousing preacher who fears death from an ex-convict.
Colton provides the defense in a kangaroo court trial of a former Union Army officer.
In the darkness Colton kills an intruder, and discovers the man is an Army Lieutenant.
Colton encounters a little girl riding his horse â€” which was stolen from Colton during the stagecoach robbery in which he was shot and left for dead.
Colton is accused of slaying a sheriff.
A group of reformed criminals deputize Colton to defend and protect them.
Colton joins a sheriff in search of a town's destroyers.