Lieutenant Grant Smith and Lydia Reynolds are in love and engaged to marry. Their plans crumble, however when Grant is sent with US Forces to the Mexican-American War and is reported killed. Devastated Lydia sadly begins a new life and marries. Grant, who has miraculously survived and escaped from a prison camp returns home only to find Lydia gone.
Years later, Grants daughter, Jessica, accepts a marriage proposal by mail from a young pastor living out West. Through Jessica, Lydia and Grant rediscover each other- and find out if they can rekindle the spark of love born almost a lifetime ago.