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Season 1

6 Sep. 1967
Sabers in the Sun
Custer arrives at his new command, the 7th cavalry, to find the men dispirited and under-prepared. He clashes with his commanders over both his status and his unit, then begins the process of turning the troop into an effective fighting force.
13 Sep. 1967
Custer must contend with both a powerful newspaper publisher and his spoiled brat son, an arrogant lieutenant whose disobedience has provoked Crazy Horse's Sioux Nation.
20 Sep. 1967
Glory Rider
Custer and the 7th Cavalry are tasked with helping a cattle drive reach a fort west of Fort Hays. Both groups of men distrust the other but in the face of potential Indian attack they must learn somehow to work together.
27 Sep. 1967
To the Death
Chief Yellow Hawk is captured by the 7th. Later he manages to escape and begins a campaign to draw Custer into a personal battle to the death.
4 Oct. 1967
Custer and the 7th are tasked with taking a mysterious shipment through very difficult Indian country. Failure to complete the mission could lead to serious ramifications for the whole United States
11 Oct. 1967
War Lance and Saber
Custer and California are out hunting with a party when Custer is presumed killed in an avalanche. As he makes his way home, he must contend with Black Foot and Sioux war parties, and possibly have to find an ally in Crazy Horse.
18 Oct. 1967
Custer's team is ambushed by a small group of Indians. Custer is furious the Indians knew the nature of his mission, and decides he needs to get to the bottom of how the Indians found out and who is the traitor in his unit. When the troops learn that one of their lieutenants is a Kiowa, suspicion falls on him.
1 Nov. 1967
Custer, having been ambushed by Indians, finds himself in a desperate standoff with a combustible mix of people at a stagecoach relay station. Custer is unsure if the Sioux or the people at the station will be the ones to kill him.
8 Nov. 1967
Desperate Mission
Custer tries to rally a special mission to stop Chief Red Wolf from reaching his main camp after his hunting party accidentally came into contact with small pox infected blankets.
15 Nov. 1967
Under Fire
A gold prospector is approached by an Indian tribe with a deal. Bring the tribe Custer so they can do with him what they will and he can have all the gold he wants from their sacred mountain.
22 Nov. 1967
Death Hunt
While Custer leads a troop watching a Cheyenne hunting party, an accident inadvertently leads to a fight in which several braves are killed, including the brother of Chief Tall Knife. War is threatened, though Custer hopes to avoid it, and two visiting women--General Terry's sister and a crusading feminist journalist--are caught up in it as well.
29 Nov. 1967
Blazing Arrows
While escorting a railroad crew through Crow territory, Custer and his men encounter resistance from a town of ex-Confederates who plan to carve out their own independent state. The former rebels have made an agreement with the Crow so they can stay on the land, but that agreement is shattered when one of the men kills the son of the Crow chief, and the chief demands that the man responsible be surrendered to him. The rebel town, Custer's troop, and the railroad crew with its intransigent leader all find themselves at odds with each other, but Custer is under orders ...
6 Dec. 1967
Dangerous Prey
Custer is escorting a disgraced colonel to Fort Hays to be court-martialed when they are attacked by War Cloud's band. Custer decides to let their horses free and walk to Fort Hays on foot, forcing him and the disgraced colonel to depend on each other. But the colonel, who is being tried for atrocities committed against Indians, is more interested in battling Custer over who is more worthy of glory.
13 Dec. 1967
Spirit Woman
Watoma is a Sioux mystic who tries to use her visions to calm the tensions between her tribe and the white settlers. In doing so she has made enemies on both sides and needs Custer's protection.
20 Dec. 1967
The Gauntlet
A British colonel arrives at the fort and announces that he needs to use some of the cavalrymen for a secret mission that has been approved by the U.S. government---to root out an Irish revolutionary who is planning to sell weapons to the Sioux as part of a scheme to blackmail the U.S. into supporting his cause. Custer and the redcoat form an instant dislike for each other, but still Custer volunteers for the mission.
27 Dec. 1967
The Raiders
Five small wagon parties have been attacked and massacred in the past month, and Custer's Seventh Cavalry is assigned to investigate. The Kiowa are being blamed for the attacks, but Custer believes they are not responsible. Complicating his efforts to find the real culprits are a bitter woman survivor of one of the attacks who thinks he's just a glory seeker, and a major sent from Washington who was a witness for the prosecution in his earlier court-martial.
Army scout Dan Samuels, being escorted to prison for delivering Army food to the Indians, escapes while seeing his pregnant wife one more time, killing one of Custer's troopers in the process. Custer, feeling responsible as he allowed the man his last visit, is determined to track him down and bring him back for trial even though he considers Dan a friend and sympathizes with him in many ways.

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