Beginning Date
Saturday, September 19, 1857
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Henry C. Buckner

On Saturday night, September 19, 1857, an enslaved man named Henry escaped from Fredericktown, Missouri, and was suspected of attempting to cross the Mississippi river "between Ste. Genevieve and Chester." His enslaver, Henry C. Buckner, advertised a $300 reward for his recapture. 

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, September 29, 1857 (HMO)