Monday, November 4, 1861
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Barney (age 23) // Nelson (age 21)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
On Monday, November 4, 1861, two enslaved men, 23-year-old Barney and 21-year-old Nelson, escaped from a farm near Morrison Station, along the Pacific Railroad in Gasconade county, Missouri. Their enslaver, A.W. Morrison, advertised a $300 reward for their recapture.
Runaway Arrest Ad
Notes on Sources
St. Louis Missouri Republican, November 17, 1861 (HMO)