Beginning Date
Saturday, June 21, 1862
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Joe (age 49) and Anbeeson (age 22) both men
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
N.S. Smith
Mid Points
End Point

On Saturday, June 21, 1862, two enslaved men, 49-year-old Joe and 22-year-old Anbeeson escaped from a property some six miles south of Miami, Missouri. Their enslaver, N.S. Smith, advertised a "liberal reward" for their recapture.  Anbeeson was also identified as a blacksmith.

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, July 7, 1862 (HMO)