Beginning Date
Saturday, September 28, 1861
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Amos (age 37) // Aaron (age 27), both "attempted to go with the army"
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
Joseph Harding
Mid Points
End Point

On Saturday, September 28, 1861, two enslaved men, 37-year-old Amos and 27-year-old Aaron, escaped from Central Township in St. Louis. Their enslaver, Joseph Harding, suspected that the two men had "attempted to go with the army" and offered a $50 reward for the capture of each man. 

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

St. Louis Missouri Republican, October 5, 1861 (HMO)