Beginning Date
Sunday, July 15, 1855
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Fayette, Madison and Thomas
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Peter Camden
Mid Points
End Point

Three enslaved people, Fayette, Madison and Thomas, escaped from St. Louis sometime during the mid-1850s, and settled in Chicago. The slaveholder who claimed Fayette and Madison, a man named Peter Camden, tried repeatedly but unsuccessfully to recapture the three escapees. 

Escape Attributes
Single Slaveholder
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

Blackett, The Captive's Quest, 161