Trapped in no man's land in the final days of World War I, Private Ransom James MacTavish consoles a dying Lieutenant by reading to him the letters of his fiancee, Elizabeth, a high born Charleston Lady. When the officer dies, Ransom is stranded alone between the American and German trenches. His sole comfort is reading the elegant letters from the officer's fiancee. Although he is penniless, Ransom comes home determined to win Elizabeth's heart but soon discovers he must compete with a wealthy suitor.
"From Appalachia to the sea islands"