Sam Buffington played a Civil War cavalryman turned Arizona cattleman known as, "Slaughter's my name. Luke Slaughter. Cattle's my business. It's a tough business. Big business. I've got a big stake in it. And there's no man west of the Reo Grande big enough to take it from me." Junius Matthews played h his sidekick, Wichita. Music was provided by Wilbur Hatch. The series was directed by William N. Robson and was written by Fran Van Hartesveldt.