Slave Stampede in Maryland.

WASHINTON, JUNE 16. – On Sunday night some slaves in the neighborhood of Annopolis, stampeded taking horses and wagons. They traveled all night and were reinforced till they numbered 72. Yesterday morning they were met by armed patrolmen, who endeavored to stop them, firing upon them when about a mile from ort Meigs. One of the slaves fired in return. The fugitives then separated and fled. So far as known two males and one female slave were killed, and five wounded. The remainder reached Washington.


"Slave Stampede in Maryland," Hartford (CT) Daily Courant, June 17, 1863. p. 3.

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