Beginning Date
Monday, March 15, 1858
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Lewis, Ed
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
G.W. Prior
Mid Points
End Point

On March 15, 1858, two enslaved men, Lewis and Ed, escaped from Prior's Mill, along the Gasconade river in Osage County, Missouri. Their enslaver, G.W. Prior, advertised a reward of $100 for their recapture, urging readers to "stop them."

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, March 26, 1858 (HMO)