Beginning Date
Wednesday, April 15, 1863
Starting Point
Friday, May 15, 1863
Mid Points
End Point

On Friday night, April 24, 1863, a group of around 50 enslaved Missourians escaped from Lafayette county, Missouri, bringing with them six wagons, 18 horses and a carriage. Lexington papers reported that the group was among the "not less than three hundred slaves" who had escaped from the county over the preceding three weeks. "These slaves all go to Kansas," a report added. 

Escape Attributes
Multiple Slaveholders
Serial Escapes
Women and/or children runaways
Wagon / Horseback Escape
Escape Numbers
Escape Numbers Comment
50 in one escape; 300 over period of weeks; then another 75 in mid-May