Wednesday, May 11, 1853
In mid-May 1853, a group of 15 enslaved people escaped in a "stampede" from Ray county, Missouri, bound for Iowa. "Several" were recaptured in Grundy county, but "the larger number" successfully escaped.
Single Group Escape
Notes on Sources
Blackett, The Captive's Quest, 139-140; Boston Liberator, June 10, 1853 (19US)