The year is 1865 and after his wife is killed, Cullen Bohannon, a former Confederate solider decides to enact revenge on a group of corrupted Union officials. However, to do so, he will have to work and travel with the construction unit of the transcontinental railroad.
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Series Fun Facts
- SPOILER: Thomas Durant, vice president of the Union Pacific Railroad, had the nic name DOC because he also was an MD.
- SPOILER: The LDS Primary song, When I Am Baptized, sung in One Less Mule wasn't written until 1989.
- Features Wes Studi, Tom Noonan, and Ted Levine. All of whom appeared in Heat together, and are regulars of Michael Mann films.