Beginning Date
Wednesday, July 22, 1863
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Lewis (age about 46) // Clarissa (age 40) // George (age 29) // Peter (age 16)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
James M. Sholer
Mid Points
End Point

On Wednesday, July 22, 1863, a group of four enslaved people, a roughly 46-year-old man named Lewis, a 40-year-old woman named Clarissa, a 29-year-old named George, and a 16-year-old named Peter, escaped from Chamois, Missouri. Slaveholder James M. Sholer advertised a $100 reward for their recapture. 

Escape Attributes
Single Slaveholder
Single Group Escape
Women and/or children runaways
Runaway Arrest Ad
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

St. Louis (MO) Republican, July 31, 1863