Beginning Date
Saturday, September 26, 1857
Starting Point
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Louis V. Bogy
Mid Points
End Point

On Saturday night, September 26, 1857, two enslaved brothers who were not identified by name, one in his early 30s and the other in his mid-20s, escaped from the Iron Works at Pilot Knob, Missouri. Both were fluent in French and English. Their enslaver, prominent politician Louis V. Bogy, suspected that they were headed for Chicago, and advertised a $400 reward for their recapture. 

Escape Attributes
Single Slaveholder
Runaway Arrest Ad
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

St. Louis Missouri Republican, October 4, 1857 (HMO)