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Raid: Chapters 1-3 Summary

Determined to find her mules and her silver, Granny decides to set off to find Colonel Nathaniel Dick, the first stop being Hawkhurst, home of her relatives, specifically, daughter Louisa and grandchildren, Drusilla and Dennison. As she and the boys travel toward Hawkhurst, they pass burned out homes, the owners of which are now living in former slave quarters. Camping at night, they hear the freed slaves running in groups, leaving their former homes for freedom, "going perhaps where they don't even know." They are moving north, to the "promised land," by crossing the "Jordan."

The home at Hawkhurst has been burned as well, and the railroad behind the property destroyed. Louisa, Drusilla, and Denny are living in the slave quarters, and, each night, the slave caravans can be heard, heading for the river to cross into the North and the promise of...

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