General William T. Sherman, he of "Sherman's March to the Sea", appears in Dodge City to promote President Hayes's bid for re-election.
Bat is hired by John Conant to discover if his daughter's fiance cheats at cards. Bat discovers the crooked card sharp is really a powerful cattle baron who plans to kill Bat before he can tell anyone else.
Three cousins inherit pieces of map describing the location of their uncle's buried treasure. Not trusting each other, they hire Bat to guide them to the place where the money has been hidden - a place known as "Worry Hill".
When a bully threatens to run two youngsters out of town if they won't sell him the hardware store they have inherited, Bat steps in to help.
While on his way to break his brother out of jail for a crime he did not commit, Ben Thompson saves Bat Masterson's life, but is wounded in the process. Bat agrees to undertake the hazardous mission of saving Ben's brother from the hangman.
Bat is hired to guide a hunting party to Canada, not knowing that the three are wanted for robbery and murder. When Bat discovers the truth, he is roped to a tree as bait for the bears.
Bat wins the contract of a talented young fighter from his unscrupulous manager, then trains the boxer for one honest fight, betting all his poker winnings on the result.
A old flame of Bat's asks him to rescue her current beau, accused of murder and shackled to a tree by a lynch mob led by the slain man's brother.
Bat wins a herd of cattle in a card game in Laramie and discovers that in order to convert them into cash, he'll have to fight his way past a rancher determined to only allow his cattle to be sold in Cheyenne.
A vicious night rider reacts with murderous intent when he thinks Bat is flirting with his girl, pretty saloon girl Molly Doyle.
Bat responds to cry for help when a friend's small gambling house is threatened by rival casino owned by Big Keel Roberts. Roberts suggest that he and Bat play one hand of poker, with the winner gaining ownership of both casinos.
Bat is asked to prevent a false story supposedly John Surratt, one of John Wilkes Booth's confederates for the Lincoln assassination.