Beginning Date
Saturday, February 15, 1862
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In February 1862, between thirty to forty enslaved Missourians escaped from the eastern Missouri counties of Boone, Callaway, St. Charles, and Montgomery. The St. Louis Republican reported on this "stampede of slaves," adding that city police had already been apprised of the names and descriptions of the freedom seekers. 

Escape Numbers
Escape Numbers Comment
estimated between 30 and 40
Notes on Sources

"Stampede of Slaves," St. Louis, MO Republican, February 22, 1862