Beginning Date
Sunday, April 23, 1854
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Mahale (or Mary) Walker (age 24)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
H.B. Moreland
Mid Points
End Point

On Sunday April 23, 1854, a roughly 24-year-old enslaved woman named Mahale, or Mary Walker, fled carrying a bible with her name and date of birth inscribed in it. Her enslaver, H.B. Moreland, noted that he still had possession of her son, and advertised a $100 reward for her recapture. 

Escape Attributes
Single Slaveholder
Women and/or children runaways
Runaway Arrest Ad
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

St. Louis Missouri Republican, May 13, 1854 (HMO)