Westbound (1958)

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Synopsis

Union Army captain shipping gold from California to the Federal banks and triumphs over hoodlums who want to stop the operation.

The following statement regarding the story appears after the opening credits: 'In 1864 the War Between the States was at a stalemate. Gold, the lifeblood of both armies was running dangerously low - - gold to buy guns, ammunition and equipment. For the North it meant increasing the flow of bullion from California across three thousand miles of hazardous country.... For the South it meant stopping these gold shipments at all costs. Victory hung in the balance.'

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