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Tabitha Ruth (Truth for short) Hopkins has been sent from Indiana by her father to live with her mother's relatives in North Carolina. Her mother died when she was an infant, and her Who Comes with Cannons?

father will soon die from tuberculosis.

She is called a "kettle Cousin" because she is poor. According to her cousin Robert, kettle cousins are supposed to "lick the pot when the rest of us get done with our food." At first she does not know it, but she has been sent to people who are part of the Underground Railroad—that is, they are part of an organization that helps escaped slaves flee to the north. Some slaves such as Squire take up residence in Northern states, while others continue to Canada where they are much less likely to be forced to return to a slave state.

The Civil War...

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