Lieutenant Colonel Surry
Lieutenant Colonel Surry, an officer of the Confederate Army. He falls in love with May Beverley, who is already engaged. Having been involved in the feud between Mordaunt and Fenwick, and having fought under Jackson, he is able to marry May when her fiancé breaks the engagement.
May Beverley, who marries Surry when her fiancé, Frederick Baskerville, breaks their engagement.
Fenwick, a Yankee spy who has treacherously separated Mordaunt from his wife. Repeatedly escaping Mordaunt’s vengeance, he is killed by Achmed.
Colonel Mordaunt, once the rival of Fenwick for the hand of Frances Carleton. Mordaunt had won her, whereupon the rejected Fenwick used forged letters to separate husband and wife. Mordaunt repeatedly seeks revenge, but Fenwick always escapes, until Achmed kills him.
Frances Carleton, Mordaunt’s lost wife, who appears as the insane “White Lady.” She gives Surry a paper clearing up the mystery of Fenwick’s villainy.
Violet Grafton, her cousin and attendant.
Achmed, Mordaunt’s Arab companion, who kills Fenwick.
Harry Saltoun, a young Confederate officer who, about to fight a duel with Mordaunt, is revealed as his son.
Mrs. Parkins, Fenwick’s confederate.
General Stonewall Jackson
General Stonewall Jackson,
General J. E. B. Stuart
General J. E. B. Stuart,
General Turner Ashby
General Turner Ashby, and
Major John Pelham
Major John Pelham, officers of the Confederate Army.
Captain William D. Farley
Captain William D. Farley, a Confederate scout.