STAMPEDE OF SLAVES.--On Saturday night about fifteen slaves left Washington, D.C., in a covered wagon under pretense of going to a camp-meeting, but as they have not since been heard from it is supposed they have made tracks for a free State. Officers have gone out in pursuit. 


"Stampede of Slaves," Pickens (SC) Keowee Courier, September 5, 1857, p. 2

Related Escape / Stampede
Location of Stampede
District of Columbia
Coverage Type
Via Wire Report
Location of Coverage- City
Location of Coverage- State
South Carolina
Contains Stampede Term