Four slaves run away from Edward Gorsuch's plantation in Maryland

Four male slaves escaped from the Edward Gorsuch plantation in Baltimore County, Maryland. Gorsuch later lost his life in an attempt to recapture these fugitives in September 1851. The runaways used different names at different times but they were known to Gorsuch as: Noah Buley, Nelson Ford, George Hammond, and Joshua Hammond. (By Matthew Pinsker)
Source Citation
Fergus M. Bordewich, Bound for Canaan: The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America (New York: Amistad, 2005), 325.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Slavery/Abolition
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