Cast & Crew
Barbara Frietchie, daughter of a patriotic family of the South, falls in love with Trumbull, her brother's friend from the North. When war is declared, Trumbull returns to the North and leads a force that captures Frederickstown (Maryland), where the Frietchies live. Although their love overcomes all differences, the Confederate advance prevents their marriage. After 4 years of discouragement and despair, the lovers are reunited.
Metro Pictures Corp. released an earlier film based on Clyde Fitch's play Barbara Frietchie. That film was directed by Alive and Herbert Blaché and starred Mary Miles Minter (see AFI Catalog of Feature Films, 1911-20).