John Grainger says it's been 20 years since Sandford Miles died during the Battle of the Wilderness, which happened in 1864.
Trampas says he likes his steak cooked rare. Melanie likes hers well done.
Trampas tells Melanie about his background. His mother died when he was a kid, and he grew up standing behind his dad, watching him play poker. They tried getting their own spread once, but it didn't work out. When his dad died, Trampas was angry and went "looking for trouble," but instead he found a home and family at Shiloh.
Trampas tells Melanie he makes $30 a month.
When Melanie comes to the bunkhouse in the middle of the night to see Trampas, he's sleeping with his clothes, boots and hat on.
The attack on Stacy and Elizabeth's parents took place in Texas during a Comanche War 16 years earlier at a place called Bulging Flat. A skirmish between the North Concho and Middle Concho rivers, was led by Swift Wolf.
The opening credits have been changed to reflect the addition of new cast members Charles Bickford, Don Quine and Sara Lane.