August 14, 1804
The Captains record celestial observations at Fish Camp, east of Homer, Nebraska. When looking for the Omaha, Ordway's group finds an abandoned village previously plagued by small pox.
we Set out at light, & walked along down the hills past the Graves. we Saw also a nomber of large holes in the Ground where they used to hide their peltry &C. in, when they went out hunting and when they returned they would dig it out again
August 14, 1805
Drouillard hunts with the Shoshoni and assesses the number and quality of their horses. Lewis seeks help from Cameahwait to bring the cargo over Lemhi pass. On the Beaverhead, Clark reprimands Charbonneau for striking Sacagawea.
We Encamped on the Lard Side near the place the river passes thro' the mountain. I checked our interpreter for Strikeing his woman at their Dinner.
August 14, 1806
The Expedition arrives at the Mandan/Hidatsa villages where they had spent the winter of 1804-05. While Lewis recovers from his gunshot wound, Clark meets with several chiefs. Clark invites the Chiefs to join them on their journey home.
directed the Canoes to cross the river to a brook opposit where we Should be under the wind and in a plain where we would be Clear of musquetors