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The Horse Soldiers (1959)

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120 min | Adventure, Romance, War

In 1863, a Union outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in Mississippi to destroy enemy railroads but a captive southern belle and the unit's doctor cause frictions within ranks.
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Director
Writers
John Lee Mahin (written for the screen by) | Martin Rackin (written for the screen by) | Harold Sinclair (novel)
Cinematographer
William H. Clothier (as William Clothier)
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Updated Jun 17, 1959

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Jul 1959 (United States)

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45 cast members
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John Wayne
Col. John Marlowe Col. John Marlowe   See fewer
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William Holden
Maj. Henry Kendall Maj. Henry Kendall   See fewer
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Constance Towers
Hannah Hunter Hannah Hunter   See fewer
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Judson Pratt
Sgt. Maj. Kirby Sgt. Maj. Kirby   See fewer
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Hoot Gibson
Sgt. Brown Sgt. Brown   See fewer
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Ken Curtis
Cpl. Wilkie Cpl. Wilkie   See fewer
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Willis Bouchey
Col. Phil Secord Col. Phil Secord   See fewer
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Bing Russell
Dunker Dunker   See fewer
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O.Z. Whitehead
Hoppy Hopkins Hoppy Hopkins   See fewer
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Hank Worden
Deacon Clump Deacon Clump   See fewer
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Chuck Hayward
Union Captain Union Captain   See fewer
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Denver Pyle
Jackie Jo Jackie Jo   See fewer
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Basil Ruysdael
Commandant Commandant   See fewer
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Carleton Young
Col. Jonathan Miles Col. Jonathan Miles   See fewer
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William Leslie
Maj. Richard Gray Maj. Richard Gray   See fewer
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William Henry
Captain Captain   See fewer
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Walter Reed
Union Officer Union Officer   See fewer
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Anna Lee
Mrs. Buford Mrs. Buford   See fewer
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William Forrest
Gen. Steve Hurlburt Gen. Steve Hurlburt   See fewer
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Ron Hagerthy
Bugler Bugler   See fewer
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Russell Simpson
Sheriff Goodbody Sheriff Goodbody   See fewer
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Sarge Allen
Union Officer (uncredited) Union Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gertrude Astor
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bill Borzage
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Danny Borzage
Old Soldier in Line (uncredited) Old Soldier in Line (uncredited)   See fewer
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Otis Courville
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jane Crowley
Townswoman (uncredited) Townswoman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard H. Cutting
Gen. William T. Sherman (uncredited) Gen. William T. Sherman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Duke Fishman
Prisoner at Newton (uncredited) Prisoner at Newton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Graham
Union Soldier (uncredited) Union Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sam Harris
Major (uncredited) Major (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Passenger to Newton Station (uncredited) Passenger to Newton Station (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Jeffers
Prisoner at Newton (uncredited) Prisoner at Newton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stan Jones
Gen. Ulysses S. Grant (uncredited) Gen. Ulysses S. Grant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Kennedy
Soldier (uncredited) Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Roy Kennedy
Wrangler (uncredited) Wrangler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilbur Mack
Townsman (uncredited) Townsman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Pennick
Sgt. Maj. 'Mitch' Mitchell (uncredited) Sgt. Maj. 'Mitch' Mitchell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Perry
Drummer Boy (uncredited) Drummer Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Seel
Newton Station Bartender (uncredited) Newton Station Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Sowards
Wagon Driver (uncredited) Wagon Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jan Stine
Hoskins - Dying Soldier (uncredited) Hoskins - Dying Soldier (uncredited)   See fewer
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William Wellman Jr.
Bugler (uncredited) Bugler (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.2 / 10 | 8,103 votes