Beginning Date
Sunday, November 29, 1863
Starting Point
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Col. Chiles
Mid Points
End Point

Around Sunday, November 29, 1863, three enslaved men escaped from the farm of Col. Chiles, near Lexington, Missouri, taking with them "three horses and a wagon and left for Kansas." The Lexington Union reported their escape as part of a wave of "negro stampeding" during the winter of 1863-1864. The three men were reportedly halted by U.S. authorities and placed "in the U.S. service."

Escape Attributes
Single Slaveholder
Serial Escapes
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

Canton MO Press, December 3, 1863 (NA)