Beginning Date
Sunday, October 6, 1861
Starting Point
Freedom Seekers Mentioned By Name
Dick (age 17) // Charles (age 25)
Slaveholders Mentioned By Name
William H. Hockstep // Thomas Kelly
Mid Points
End Point

On Sunday night, October 6, 1861, two enslaved men, 17-year-old Dick and 25-year-old Charles, escaped from St. Louis. Their enslavers, William H. Hockstep and Thomas Kelly, advertised a $100 reward for their recapture. 

Escape Attributes
Multiple Slaveholders
Runaway Arrest Ad
Escape Numbers
Notes on Sources

St. Louis Missouri Republican, October 12, 1861 (HMO)