Beginning Date
Saturday, June 28, 1856
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Henry (age 23)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Henry W. Carter
Mid Points
End Point

A 23-year-old enslaved man named Henry left his enslaver's estate at Columbia Bottom, north of St. Louis in St. Ferdinand township, under the guise of visiting his family in the city. When Henry never returned to Columbia Bottom, his enslaver, Henry W. Carter, advertised $100 for his recapture. 

Escape Attributes
Single Slaveholder
Runaway Arrest Ad
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

St. Louis Missouri Republican, July 3, 1856 (HMO)