At the battle of Piedmont Heights, one of the culminating episodes of Sherman's march to the sea, a wounded Confederate sharpshooter is saved from death, and carried into the Northern lines by a Union scout. During the convalescence of the prisoner, a warm friendship springs up between the two men, which is interrupted by the return of the Southerner, and the close of the war shortly afterward. Years later, the Northerner is robbed of his money on the train, and forced to alight at Atlanta. He recognizes a gentleman at the station as his former captive and friend. The Southerner, with the characteristic hospitality of his race, immediately gives up all other affairs to suitably entertain his friend. After luncheon in the Southerner's comfortable home, the two men ride about the city in an automobile, that the Northern man may see the prosperous city which has arisen from the smoking ashes Sherman left. The Peace monument, in Piedmont Park, marking the spot of the desperate battle in ...
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Edison Company production number 7365. See more