Beginning Date
Friday, November 1, 1861
Starting Point
Friday, December 27, 1861
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Bob Weaver (age about 20)
Mid Points
End Point

A roughly 20-year-old enslaved man named Bob Weaver escaped from Quincy, Missouri. Weaver was recaptured near St. Louis on November 18, 1861.  On December 27, Union provost marshal general Bernard Farrar released Weaver under the First Confiscation Act, after determining that his slaveholder had forced him to labor for the Confederate army. 

Escape Attributes
Runaway Arrest Ad
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

St. Louis Missouri Republican, December 5 and 30, 1861 (HMO)